From Myth To Creation: Art From Amazonian Ecuador

October 31, 2016|
From Myth To Creation: Art From Amazonian Ecuador by Dorothea S Whitten
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Lavishly illustrated with over 100 photos, the second edition of From Myth to Creation offers a dramatic insider's view of the cognitive and symbolic worlds of indigenous potters and woodworkers in a region undergoing radical change. By placing Canelos Quichua art in social and cultural context, the text invites readers to better understand and appreciate the art, aesthetics, and the historical and contemporary consciousness of indigenous Americans. This new edition includes a new foreword and chapter.
Dorothea Scott Whitten was a research associate at the Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Norman E. Whitten Jr. is a curator of the Spurlock Museum. Their works include Histories of the Present: People and Power in Ecuador and Puyo Runa: Imagery and Power in Modern ...
Title:From Myth To Creation: Art From Amazonian EcuadorFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:80 pages, 11 X 8.5 X 0.6 inShipping dimensions:80 pages, 11 X 8.5 X 0.6 inPublished:October 31, 2016Publisher:University of Illinois PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0252081935

ISBN - 13:9780252081934

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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