3 edition of Heritage Of Power: Ancient Sculpture From West Mexico found in the catalog.
Heritage Of Power: Ancient Sculpture From West Mexico
by Metropolitan Museum of Art New York
Written in English
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|Number of Pages||96|
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These compelling figural sculptures are the focus of this book. Heritage of Power features forty sculptures from the three major stylistic areas of West Mexican ceramic sculpture, each named for one of the modern Mexican states. While there are similarities among them (all areas produced Ancestor Pairs, for example), there are also interesting Cited by: 1.
The focus of Heritage of Power: Ancient Sculpture from West Mexico, The Andrall E. Pearson Family Collection consists of over forty of these artistically appealing figures, which represent all three of the major styles—and sub-styles—that make up the body of West Mexican ceramic sculpture, named for the states of Colima, Jalisco, and.
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to A.D. that appear in "Heritage of Power: Ancient Sculpture. The Mixtecs are a modern Indigenous group in Mexico with a rich ancient history. In pre-Hispanic times, they lived in the western region of the state of Oaxaca and part of the states of Puebla and Guerrero and they were one of the most important groups of the Postclassic period (AD ), they were famous for their mastery of artworks such as metalworking, jewelry.
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Teotihuacán, (Nahuatl: “The City of the Gods”) the most important and largest city of pre-Aztec central Mexico, located about 30 miles (50 km) northeast of modern Mexico City.
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Ed brought his vast experience and expertise in collectibles to Heritage Auctions in Various types of visual arts developed in the geographical area now known as Mexico. The development of these arts roughly follows the history of Mexico, divided into the prehispanic Mesoamerican era, the colonial period, with the period after Mexican War of Independence, the development Mexican national identity through art in the nineteenth century, and the florescence of modern Mexican art.
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Basically, the.The civilizations that developed in ancient Mexico in the area referred to as "Mesoamerica," had many common cultural shared similar writing systems, calendar, a ball game played with a rubber ball, the custom of building temples on "pyramids" or platforms, and agriculture (cultivating mainly corn, beans, and squash).