Guide to Mexican Art: From Its Beginnings to the Present

Guide to Mexican Art: From Its Beginnings to the Present

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780226244204
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Publication date: 07/01/1969
Pages: 200

About the Author

Justino Fernandez (1904-1972) was director of the Institute for Aesthetic Research and professor of art history, The University of Mexico.

Joshua C. Taylor (1917-1981) was director of the National Museum of American Art at the Smithsonian Institution.

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations
Introduction
1. Ancient Indigenous Art
The Art of Western Mexico
Preclassic Art of the Central Plateau
The Art of Eastern Mexico
Mayan Art
Teotihuacan Art
Toltec Art
Zapotec and Mixtec Art
Aztec Art
Summary
Selected Bibliography
2. The Art of New Spain
Medieval-Renaissance Art
Franciscan Monasteries
Dominican Monasteries
Augustinian Monasteries
Open Chapels
Civil Architecture
Sculpture and Painting
City Planning
Baroque Art
Cathedrals
Churches and Chapels
Civil Architecture
Sculpture and Painting
Neoclassical Art
Ecclesiastical Architecture
Civil Architecture
Sculpture and Painting
Engraving
Summary
Selected Bibliography
3. Modern Art
Romantic Art
Academic and Popular Painting
Sculpture
Architecture
Graphic Art
Modernism
Painting
Graphic Art
Summary
Selected Bibliography
4. Contemporary Art
Mural and Easel Painting
Mosaics
Sculpture
Graphic Art
Civil Architecture
Ecclesiastical Architecture
Folk Art
Summary
Selected Bibliography
Illustrations
Chronology
Index

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