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Out of the Volcano: Portraits of Contemporary Mexican Artists

Peden, Margaret Sayers; Patterson, Carole (photography)

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ISBN 10: 1560980613 / ISBN 13: 9781560980612
Published by Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington, D.C., 1991
Used Condition: Near Fine Soft cover
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256pp. B&W illus. Notes, Suggested Readings. NF oversized paperback, verry minor edgewear, otherwise clean & tight. Signed by Carole Patterson on the hafl-title page. Bookseller Inventory # 11252

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Title: Out of the Volcano: Portraits of ...

Publisher: Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington, D.C.

Publication Date: 1991

Binding: Oversized Paperback

Book Condition:Near Fine

Signed: SIGNED by the photographer

Edition: 1st.

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Offers interviews with Mexican playwrights, sculptors, poets, novelists, photographers, critics, choreographers, architects, and weavers

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This book presents a broad overview of the arts in contemporary Mexico, with interviews, photographs, and selections from the works of more than 50 of Mexico's most eminent living artists. All the arts are represented, from dance to architecture, from poetry to painting. Many of the names will be unfamiliar to North American readers, while others--such as Carlos Fuentes, Octavio Paz, and Rufino Tamayo--will be quite well known. As Peden demonstrates, the artistic and social worlds of all these artists intermix, as do their recurring themes of myth and death. The photographic portraits are an elegant accompaniment to Peden's text. Peden has published books on contemporary Latin American literature ( The Latin American Short Story: A Critical History , LJ 7/83) and has translated works of Paz, Fuentes, Sor Juana, Pablo Neruda, and others. Recommended for academic libraries and public libraries with strong collections in Latin American art and literature.
- Mary Margaret Benson, Lin field Coll. Lib., McMinnville, Ore.
Copyright 1991 Reed Business Information, Inc.

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