Images take Flight

ISBN: 9783777420639 Categorii: Diverse. An apariție: 2015 Autor: Gerhard Wolf, Alessandra Russo Editură: Hirmer Tip copertă: Hardcover Număr pagini: 480 Stoc: La comandă

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This beautiful book presents the first systematic study of Mexican feather mosaics in the context of a broader creative exchange between Mesoamerican and European aesthetics and materials. Thirty-three scholars look at these unprecedented feather artworks that circulated all around the world in the 16th and 17th centuries from a range of vantage points, , including art history, anthropology, collecting, natural history, archeology, and conservation. Published to complement a major international exhibition held at the National Museum of Art (MUNAL) in Mexico City in 2011, the book is organized thematically and includes over three hundred colour photographs illustrating feather mosaics with astonishing details, as well as relevant paintings, sculptures, drawings, engravings, books,European illuminated manuscripts, Mesoamerican codices, and studies of natural history. No book has ever brought together so many images of artworks from this tradition, let alone assembled a team of scholars to offer such trenchant analysis. It will be essential for art historians, scholars of colonialism, and historians of the Spanish Empire alike.

Limba
Engleza
Autor
Gerhard Wolf, Alessandra Russo
Data Publicarii
2015
Editura
Hirmer
Inaltime
30
Latime
24.9
Tip Coperta
Hardcover
Nr Pag
480
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