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Art of the Andes (World of Art)

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Publisher Comments:

Now fully revised, it describes the strikingly varied artistic achievements of the Chavin, Paracas, Moche, Chimu, and Inca cultures, among others. Their impressive cities, tall pyramids, shining goldwork, and intricate textiles constitute one of the greatest artistic traditions in history.

For the second edition, Rebecca Stone-Miller has added new material covering the earliest mummification in the world at Chinchorros, wonderful new Moche murals and architectural reconstructions, the latest finds from the Chachapoyas culture, and a greater emphasis on shamanism. Throughout, Stone-Miller demonstrates how the Andean peoples adapted and refined their aesthetic response to an extremely inhospitable environment.

Synopsis:

An updated edition of Stone-Miller's survey of the wealth of art and architecture created by the various cultures of the Andes. Illustrated with examples of sculpture, textiles and other media, she discusses how their aesthetic provides a wider knowledge of the people that created it.

Synopsis:

This wide-ranging survey has established itself as the best single-volume introduction to Andean art and architecture.

Synopsis:

Includes bibliographical references (p. 219-220) and index.

About the Author

Rebecca Stone-Miller is Associate Professor of Art History and Faculty Curator of Art of the Ancient Americas at Emory University in Atlanta. She has curated numerous exhibitions on ancient American art and is the author of To Weave for the Sun: Ancient Andean Textiles; Seeing with New Eyes: Highlights of the Michael C. Carlos Museum Collection of Art of the Ancient Americas; and Art of the Andes: From Chavín to Inca.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780500203637
Subtitle:
From Chavín to Inca
Author:
Stone-Miller, Rebecca
Author:
Stone, Rebecca R.
Author:
Stone-Miller, Rebecca
Publisher:
Thames & Hudson
Location:
London
Subject:
Art
Subject:
Caribbean & Latin American
Subject:
Indians of south america
Subject:
History - Ancient/Classical
Subject:
Antiquities
Subject:
Criticism - Latin American
Subject:
Art, South American.
Subject:
Indians of South America -- Andes Region.
Subject:
Indian art -- Andes Region.
Subject:
Art - General
Copyright:
Edition Number:
2
Edition Description:
Second Edition
Series:
World of Art
Series Volume:
78
Publication Date:
20021017
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
185 illustrations, 35 in color
Pages:
224
Dimensions:
8.3 x 6 x 0.7 in 1.015 lb

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Product details 224 pages Thames & Hudson - English 9780500203637 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , An updated edition of Stone-Miller's survey of the wealth of art and architecture created by the various cultures of the Andes. Illustrated with examples of sculpture, textiles and other media, she discusses how their aesthetic provides a wider knowledge of the people that created it.
"Synopsis" by , This wide-ranging survey has established itself as the best single-volume introduction to Andean art and architecture.
"Synopsis" by , Includes bibliographical references (p. 219-220) and index.
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