Hey Edward Curtis-loving folks out there! We at edwardcurtis.com and Cardozo Fine Art have launched (finally) our new website! It’s the go-to place for most things Curtis, from our own line of beautiful contemporary original Curtis prints and mammoth reproductions to a comprehensive (and still growing) Edward Curtis biographical and historical information section covering the major events of his life. We even populated it with many iconic and some rarely seen images from our extensive vintage collection. The new website was created to improve your on-line experience by making it easy to find, view and purchase beautiful Edward Curtis images in a variety of sizes and processes. Explore the Curtis Biography section and see the tribes and regions that were the focus of this great photographer’s life and work.
From childhood in the Midwest to the beginnings of a career in photography in the northwest to the genesis of his great passion The North American Indian and beyond, this section will give some context and background to enjoy Curtis’ iconic photography with greater depth, and understanding. We share some interesting stories and little-known facts about the amazing adventure that was Edward Curtis’ life.
You’ll be able to watch videos of our founder Christopher Cardozo talking about the close collaboration Curtis had with his Native American subjects, as well as the struggle to raise funds from wealthy and powerful figures, such as J P Morgan, to return year after year to the field in his quest to capture fading Indian culture. Explore a map of the tribal regions Curtis traveled to and read about tribal life of the period.
Well known contemporary Native Americans tell their story of Edward Curtis and the impact he had on their lives including two generations of Horse Capture’s descendants and the importance they place on Curtis’ work.
We will be adding more content to this section in the near future, such as a graphical timeline and videos, so please visit again.
Contemporary Curtis Prints
Looking for an oversized lithograph of Chief Red Hawk in the famous image “An Oasis In The Badlands”? How about a larger-than-life print of the stoic face of Bear’s Belly? Need a luminous Goldtone of the sweeping vista of “Canon de Chelly”? You’ll find these and many more in our unique collection of the finest contemporary original prints of Edward Curtis’ iconic photography.
We at Cardozo Fine Art hope our new website is something you find enjoyable and useful in your exploration of this great American photographer and his fascinating subject, Native American history and culture.