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Art of the Andes: From Chavin to Inca (World of Art)

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This wide-ranging survey has established itself as the best singlevolume introduction to Andean art and architecture, and is an essential guide to pre-Columbian Peru, Ecuador, and Bolivia for the general reader, student, traveler, and artist alike. Describing the strikingly varied artistic achievements of the Chavín, Paracas, Moche, Nasca, Chimu, and Inca cultures, among others, Rebecca Stone has rewritten and expanded the text throughout, touching on many of the recent discoveries and advances in the field. Throughout this fully revised third edition, Stone demonstrates how the Andean peoples adapted and refined their aesthetic response to a formidable and demanding environment and explored the interface between the terrestrial and the otherworldly according to the value they placed on shamanic religious experience.

Synopsis:

“Fills a void in the genre. . . . Excellent descriptions and interpretations.” —Latin American Antiquity

About the Author

Rebecca R. Stone is Professor and Faculty Curator of the Ancient Americas at Emory University.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780500204153
Author:
Stone, Rebecca
Publisher:
Thames & Hudson
Author:
Stone, Rebecca R.
Subject:
General
Subject:
Art-History and Criticism
Series:
World of Art
Publication Date:
20120931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
190 illustrations, 50 in color
Pages:
248
Dimensions:
8.25 x 5.875 in

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Arts and Entertainment » Art » Ancient and Classical
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Arts and Entertainment » Art » History and Criticism
History and Social Science » Archaeology » Incas and Peru

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