Mexican Folk Art From Oaxacan Artist Families

Author: Arden Rothstein
Editor: Schiffer Pub Limited
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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.
Mexican Folk Art from Oaxacan Artist Families
Language: en
Pages: 260
Authors: Arden Rothstein, Anya Rothstein
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007 - Publisher: Schiffer Pub Limited

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
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Language: en
Pages: 243
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Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008 - Publisher: Indiana University Press

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Language: en
Pages: 32
Authors: Cynthia Weill
Categories: Juvenile Nonfiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-12-16 - Publisher: Cinco Puntos Press

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Language: en
Pages: 296
Authors: Paige R. Penland
Categories: Travel
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-12-07 - Publisher: The Countryman Press

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Between Art and Artifact
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Ronda L. Brulotte
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-07-01 - Publisher: University of Texas Press

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