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Art and Faith in Mexico: The Nineteenth-Century Retablo Tradition by Charles M. Lovell Editor: Elizabeth Netto Calil Zarur

Nineteenth-century Mexico was a period of unprecedented political turmoil. One result of this instability was that many religious practices moved from the church to the home, and the retablo art formsacred paintings on tinflourished. With over 1,700 ...

Pages: 359
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Embodied Spirits: Gope Boards from the Papuan Gulf by Editor: Virginia-Lee Webb, Contributor: Thomas Schultze-Westrum, Contributor: Robert L. Welsch

In Papua New Guinea, “spirit boards,” also known as gope, were carved from wood by important men of an extended family or clan. Made from discarded canoes and usually decorated with carved and painted designs on one side, these boards vary greatly in style ...

Pages: 272
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Folk Art in America by Adele Earnest

Folk Art in America is the story of the roots of America's passion for art that is uniquely its own. Through her text and illustrations, Adele Earnest acquaints the reader with folk art masterpieces and some of the artists who created them. She relates ...

Pages: 190
Size: 355.3 Kb

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Mexican Silver Jewelry Details by Leslie Pia

The widespread appeal of Mexican silver jewelry can be attributed to the artistic quality and variety, plus the large production volume of these small treasures. It is both wearable art and the perfect collectible. This book includes examples from three ...

Pages: 303
Size: 566.61 Kb

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Black Forest Woodcarvings by Peter F. Blackman

With orig documents discovered to build his story, Peter Blackman has eloquently explained the origins, artistic growth, and dissemination of Black Forest carved wooden furniture and fine decor now recognized worldwide. The style evolved in 1815 in Brienz ...

Pages: 304
Size: 568.48 Kb

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A Shared Legacy: Folk Art in America by Avis Berman, Cynthia G. Falk, Lisa Minardi Introduction: Richard Miller, Preface: Barbara L. Gordon

An unparalleled introduction to American folk art, accompanying a major traveling exhibition. A handsome and insightful survey of American folk art, this book includes paintings, sculptures, furniture, and household objects made by untrained—or minimally ...

Pages: 256
Size: 478.72 Kb

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Artes de México #62. Día de Muertos: Serenidad Ritual / Day of the Dead: Ritual Serenity by Artes de Mexico

Includes English translation of all articles.En las fiestas indigenas del dia de Muertos no hay humor ni temor. En ellas reinan el espiritu sereno de quien comparte los alimentos con los ancestros y la creatividad desbordada en la decoracion de altares y ...

Pages: 80
Size: 149.6 Kb

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A Millennium of Weaving in Chiapas: An Introduction to the Pellizzi Collection of Chiapas Textiles by Walter F. Morris Photographer: Jeffrey Jay Foxx

Exhibition Pamphlet

Pages: 56
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Sculpture of Ancient West Mexico: Nayarit•Jalisco•Colima/a Catalogue of the Proctor Stafford Collection at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art by Michael Kan, H.B. Nicholson, Clement Meighan

Pages: 180
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Jewelry Of Nepal by Hannelore Gabriel

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Myth and Magic: Oaxaca Past and Present, Palo Alto Cultural Center, Palo Alto, California, August 21-November 2, 1994 = Mito Y Magia: Oaxaca Pasado by gagnier de mendoza

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Inside the Puppet Box: A Performance Collection of Wayang Kulit at the Museum of International Folk Art by Felicia Katz-Harris

Indonesian wayang kulit (shadow puppet) performance is one of the oldest and greatest storytelling traditions in the world and lies close to the heart of Javanese culture. These flat puppets, made from water buffalo hide, are elaborately decorated and ...

Pages: 200
Size: 374 Kb

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Traditional Arts of Spanish New Mexico: The Hispanic Heritage Wing at the Museum of International Folk Art: The Hispanic Heritage Wing at the Museum of International Folk Art by Robin Farwell Gavin

This book presents over one hundred religious and secular objects from the Museum of International Folk Art in Santa Fe, which houses the largest collection of New Mexican Hispanic folk art in the world.

Pages: 104
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imgnes y Visiones: Arte Mexicano, Entre La Vanguardia y La Actualidad by Erika Billeter

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Folk Arts and Crafts of Japan by Kageo Muraoka, Kichiemon Okamura

The Heibonsha Survey of Japanese Art

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Sculpture of Ancient West Mexico: Nayarit•Jalisco•Colima; The Proctor Stafford Collection by Michael Kan, H.B. Nicholson, Clement Meighan

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