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Mexican Calendar Girls Golden Age of Calendar Art: 1930-1960

Villalba, Angelas. Foreword by Carlos Monsivais

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ISBN 10: 0811853152 / ISBN 13: 9780811853156
Published by Chronicle Books, San Francisco, 2006
Condition: Near Fine Soft cover
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Clean, tight copy, no writing or marks No visible wear. ; More than 150 color Illustrations of Mexican calendar art, from 1930-1960. Included in the text are brief biographies of various artists represented in this collection, as well as the social and cultural history of the calendars. Bilingual text. ; Calendar art, in color; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 144 pp. pages. Bookseller Inventory # 9166

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Title: Mexican Calendar Girls Golden Age of ...

Publisher: Chronicle Books, San Francisco

Publication Date: 2006

Binding: Soft cover/Red/green/pic

Book Condition:Near Fine

Edition: First Printing.

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A truly popular art form, the glamorous paintings of Mexican calendar girls have a long and fascinating history as advertisements, enticements, and emblems of Mexican cultural heritage and pride. The result of years of research, this playful and informative book reproduces more than 150 vibrantly colorful calendar images, plus archival photographs and other materials that illuminate their creation. A fully bilingual text gives an overview of the calendars' social and cultural history, along with biographies of the talented artists who created them. Also including a foreword by the renowned Mexican cultural critic Carlos Monsiv is, Mexican Calendar Girls presents this popular and delightful art as never before.

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Angela Villalba lived in southern Mexico and has traveled extensively throughout the country. She operates a Mexican import business and hosts workshops on Mexican folk art and culture. She lives in Southern California.

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