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Mexican Folk Art: From Oaxacan Artist Families

Mexican Folk Art: From Oaxacan Artist Families (Hardback)

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This beautiful reference introduces contemporary Mexican folk art by featuring prominent artists from Oaxaca in southeastern Mexico. Their unique artworks are introduced and illustrated. Crafted from natural materials, their ceramics, weaving, woodcarving, embroidery, tin work, toys, jewelry, candles, dried flower crafts, basketry, and celebrations of Day of the Dead handicrafts incorporate unique blends of indigenous myths with ancient patterns from Zapotec ruins. These folk art traditions have been preserved for hundreds of years. This sampler features 87+ artists belonging to 45+ families, many useful maps, and over 500 color photographs of their distinctive works. A useful resource section includes a list of shops and markets of Oaxaca City and 12 of its surrounding pueblos, and a glossary identifies the frequently-used Mexican terms that apply to these folk arts. This will be a treasured source of reference and inspiration for all who love folk art.

Art, Fashion & PhotographyArt monographs, history & theoryHistory of art / art & design styles Publisher: Schiffer Publishing Ltd Publication Date: 01/08/2007 ISBN-13: 9780764326738  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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This mother-daughter team both collect and study Mexican culture on many trips to Oaxaca and from their home in New York City. Arden is a psychoanayst and clinical Psychologist in private practice and faculty member at New York University. Anya is a student at Poly-Prep Country Day School in Brooklyn, New York, with a serious interest in photography.

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