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Folk Treasures of Mexico

Marion Oettinger

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ISBN 10: 0810911825 / ISBN 13: 9780810911826
Published by Harry N. Abrams, 1990
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Title: Folk Treasures of Mexico

Publisher: Harry N. Abrams

Publication Date: 1990

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:New

Edition: 1st Edition

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Shows pottery, carvings, ceramic figures, and masks

From Library Journal:

Rockefeller's collection of Mexican indigenous art is housed in the San Antonio Museum of Art and San Francisco's Mexican Museum. Here it is showcased along with scholarly commentary and an essay written by Rockefeller but never before published. Created for utilitarian, ceremonial, decorative, and entertainment purposes, these icons, toys, textiles, carvings, earthenware, and paintings are here beautifully photographed. The book outlines the nature, philosophy, history, and importance of the collection, which offers insights into the essence of the culture and the society of the Mexican people. Both Carlos Espejel's The Nelson A. Rockefeller Collection of Mexican Folk Art (Chronicle, 1986) and Carl Fox's The Nelson A. Rockefeller Collection of Mexican Folk Art (Museum of Primitive Art, 1969) offer a much less comprehensive treatment. For large public and academic libraries with Latin American culture or folk art collections.
- Judith Yankielun Lind, Roseland Free P.L., N.J.
Copyright 1990 Reed Business Information, Inc.

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