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"Thin as Bone China, painted with exquisite precision, the best Mata Ortiz pots . . . seem to float above a shelf like ceramic balloons, " writes Susan Lowell in The Many Faces of Mata Ortiz, which captures the beauty and magic of this emerging, indigenous art form.<P>The Many Faces of Mata Ortiz introduces ceramic collectors to the remarkable village artists of Mata Ortiz in northern Chihuahua, Mexico. One hundred potters are featured, along with their most impressive works of art. This beautifully illustrated volume also includes directions for travelers planning to visit the village, an index of potters profiled, a schedule of exhibitions in the U.S. and Mexico, a glossary, and a bibliography.

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ISBN:
9781887896085
Author:
Lowell, Susan
Author:
Parks, Walter P.
Author:
Hills, James
Author:
Rodriguez, Jorge Quintana
Publisher:
Rio Nuevo Publishers
Subject:
Pottery & Ceramics
Subject:
Criticism
Subject:
Mexico
Subject:
Collections, Catalogs, Exhibitions
Subject:
Ceramics
Subject:
Criticism - Other specific cultures
Subject:
Indian art
Subject:
Potters
Subject:
Chihuahua, mexico (state)
Subject:
Collections, Catalogs, Exhibitions - General
Subject:
Criticism -- Theory.
Subject:
Art - General
Publication Date:
19991131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
208
Dimensions:
11.04x9.07x.68 in. 2.29 lbs.

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