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Oaxacan Woodcarving: The Magic in the Trees

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Publisher Comments:

Increasingly prized by collectors worldwide, Oaxacan woodcarvings are among the most popular form of folk art available today. These fanciful, brightly colored figures created by rural Mexican woodcarvers reflect the myths and traditions still very much a part of the carvers' daily lives. A spectacular gallery of over 160 full-color photographs beautifully portrays these artisans and their work, while an informative text examines the intricacies of the carvers' craft. The only volume devoted exclusively to this distinctive and magical art form, Oaxacan Woodcarving will inspire and inform anyone with an interest in folk art, photography, or anthropology.

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Powerful whimsy created by the folk artists of a very poor south Mexican valley.
Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Synopsis:

Presents a dazzling array of magical wood carvings created by the famed artisans of Oaxaca.

About the Author

Shepard Barbash is a freelance writer and former bureau chief in Mexico City for the Houston Chronicle, whose work has appeared in the Washington Post, Newsday, the San Francisco Chronicle, and a variety of other publications.

Vicki Ragan is a photographer whose works are in the permanent collections ol the Brooklyn Museum of Fine Art in New York, the Center for Creative Photography in Tucson, Arizona, and Polaroid Corporation's International Art Collection in Amsterdam. The aut

Product Details

ISBN:
9780811802505
Subtitle:
The Magic in the Trees
Author:
Ragan, Vicki
Photographer:
Ragan, Vicki
Author:
Ragan, Vicki
Author:
Barbash, Shepard
Publisher:
Chronicle Books
Location:
San Francisco :
Subject:
Folk Art
Subject:
Sculpture
Subject:
Primitive
Subject:
Wood-carving
Subject:
Folk art -- Mexico -- Oaxaca -- Themes, motives.
Subject:
History - Prehistoric & Primitive
Subject:
Sculpture & Installation
Subject:
Wood-carving - Mexico - Oaxaca -
Subject:
Art - Sculpture
Copyright:
Series Volume:
9458
Publication Date:
19930401
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
from 8 up to 17
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
120
Dimensions:
10.00x8.70x.39 in. 1.23 lbs.
Age Level:
from 13 up to 99

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