Latin American Art: Ancient to Modern / Edition 1

Paperback (Print)
Buy New
Buy New from BN.com
$25.36
Buy Used
Buy Used from BN.com
$19.09
(Save 36%)
Item is in good condition but packaging may have signs of shelf wear/aging or torn packaging.
Condition: Used – Good details
Used and New from Other Sellers
Used and New from Other Sellers
from $8.45
Usually ships in 1-2 business days
(Save 71%)
Other sellers (Paperback)
  • All (7) from $8.45   
  • New (2) from $31.33   
  • Used (5) from $8.45   

Overview

In this history of the art of Latin America, the first in a generation, John F. Scott traces the development of art in the region from pre-Columbian times to the present. Illustrated with 192 color and black-and-white photographs, Latin American Art spans geographical areas and time periods to provide a coherent picture of artistic culture throughout Latin America. Unique in its linking of pre-Columbian and Hispanic cultures, the book encompasses art forms ranging from sculpture, pottery, and painting to architecture, and cultures ranging from the Ice Age to Classic civilizations, Native empires, and the colonial period of American viceroyalties to independence and the twentieth century. Latin American Art will be an important text in arts and humanities courses. It will also be of value to art historians and to those interested in cultural studies, ethnic studies, and Latin America in general.
Read More Show Less

Editorial Reviews

Library Journal
This book is a comprehensive treatment of Latin American art from pre-Columbian times to the present, encompassing media ranging from sculpture, pottery, and painting to architecture. Scott (art history, Univ. of Florida) addresses the major styles and artists that define each period. This is an important text for arts and humanities courses, as it relates the arts to the life and politics of each age. One of few recent books with this kind of broad coverage, it is of value to those interested in Latin American studies as well as cultural and ethnic studies in general. Written in a straightforward, factual style, the book is supported by extensive research and includes illustrations of works of art in collections and museums in both hemispheres. Recommended for public and academic libraries.--Sylvia Andrews, Indiana State Lib., Indianapolis
Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780813018263
  • Publisher: University Press of Florida
  • Publication date: 10/28/2000
  • Edition description: First
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 280
  • Sales rank: 1,008,543
  • Product dimensions: 7.00 (w) x 9.83 (h) x 0.64 (d)

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations
Acknowledgments
Introduction
1 Earliest Native American Art 1
Paleoindian 3
Archaic 7
Earliest Pottery: Colombia and Ecuador 10
Cotton Preceramic: Peru 14
Early Formative 19
2 First High Cultures 25
Olmec of Mesoamerica 27
Post-Olmec Mesoamerica 32
Chavin, Peru 38
Paracas, Peru 44
3 The Classic Civilizations 49
Nazca, Peru 51
Moche, Peru 54
La Tolita-Tumaco, Ecuador-Colombia 58
Recuay, Peru 60
Carchi-Narino, Ecuador-Colombia 61
Classic Quimbaya, Colombia 62
San Agustin, Colombia 65
Cocle, Panama 66
Lower Central American Sculpture 67
Teotihuacan, Mexico 69
Monte Alban, Mexico 73
Veracruz, Mexico 77
Maya, Guatemala-Belize and Neighboring Mexico and Honduras 81
4 Empires and Integration 91
Toltec Nahua, Mexico 93
Toltec Maya, Mexico 98
Mixtec, Mexico 102
Chorotega, Costa Rica-Nicaragua 105
Aztec, Mexico 107
Intermediate Area Chiefdoms 114
Taino, West Indies 115
Tairona, Colombia 117
Chibcha, Colombia 118
Manteno, Ecuador 120
Tiwanaku, Bolivia 121
Wari, Peru 125
Sican, Peru 128
Chimu, Peru 129
Inca, Chile to Ecuador 135
5 Colonial Art of the American Viceroyalties 139
Assimilated Pre-Columbian Traditions 142
Iberian Traditions 146
Early Renaissance with Gothic Survivals 149
Mannerism 154
Purism 161
Baroque 164
Rococo 175
Neoclassicism 184
Non-Hispanic Artistic Survivals 187
6 Art After Independence 191
Romanticism 193
Academic Realism 195
Modernismo 200
Mexican Mural Renaissance 203
Abstraction 210
Surrealism 216
Recent Art 221
Bibliography 227
Index 233
Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(0)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously

    If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
    Why is this product inappropriate?
    Comments (optional)