Ancient American Art in Detail
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A unique view of Ancient American art, featuring a rich array of stunning objects ranging from North America through Mexico to Central and South America.
The most striking aspects of craftsmanship, materials and design are highlighted here in exquisite works of jade, turquoise, textiles, feather work, gold, wood, stone, ceramics and painted books, all drawn from the British Museum's outstanding collections.
The book opens with an introduction asking 'What is Ancient American art?', in which the author explores fundamental relationships among the diverse artistic traditions of the Americas. He then examines each work in close-up detail,leading to intriguing comparisons between objects across a range of cultures and media.
This book makes an ideal introduction or companion to a museum or gallery visit and provides endless creative inspiration for all the visual arts.
Product code: cmc25824
Exhibition: Moctezuma: Aztec Ruler
Price category: £10 to £25
Author: Colin McEwan
Number of pages: 144
llustrations: 150 colour
Publication date: 23-03-2009
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