Maya Imagery, Architecture, and Activity: Space and Spatial Analysis in Art History

Maya Imagery, Architecture, and Activity: Space and Spatial Analysis in Art History


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780826355799
Publisher: University of New Mexico Press
Publication date: 05/01/2015
Pages: 440
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.40(d)

About the Author

Maline D. Werness-Rude is an assistant professor of art history at Eastern Connecticut State University.

Kaylee R. Spencer is an associate professor of art history and the chair of the art department at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls.

Table of Contents

Illustrations viii

Acknowledgments xiii

Chapter 1 Imagery, Architecture, and Activity in the Maya World: An Introduction Maline D. Werness-Rude Kaylee R. Spencer 1

Chapter 2 Aligning the Jester God: The Implications of Horizontality and Verticality in the Iconography of a Classic Maya Emblem Penny Steinbach 106

Chapter 3 Redefining God L: The Spatial Realm of a Maya "Earth Lord" Michele M. Bernatz 140

Chapter 4 Space Men Carving Out a Sense of Place in the Chochola Style Maline D. Werness-Rude 178

Chapter 5 Public Spaces in the Ancient Maya City: A History Flora Simmons Clancy 210

Chapter 6 Locating Palenque's Captive Portraits: Space, Identity, and Spectatorship in Classic Maya Art Kaylee R. Spencer 229

Chapter 7 Spaces of Transformation at Temple 1, Tikal, Guatemala Elizabeth Drake Olton 271

Chapter 8 The Shifting Spatial Nexus of an Urban Maya Landscape: A Case Study of Architecture, Sculpture, and Ceramics at Yo'okop Linnea Wren Travis Nygard Justine M. Shaw 306

Chapter 9 The Ideal and the Symbolic: The Use of Shared Orientational Space in Contemporary Highland Maya Performance Rhonda Taube 344

Epilogue: Portals, Turtles, and Mythic Places Michael D. Carrasco 374

Contributors 413

Index 419

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