The World That Wasn't There: Pre-Columbian Art in the Ligabue Collection

The World That Wasn't There: Pre-Columbian Art in the Ligabue Collection

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The World That Wasn't There: Pre-Columbian Art in the Ligabue Collection by Adriano Favaro, Jacques Blazy, Andre Delpuech

The World That Wasn’t There tells the story of what became known to the West only after the voyages of Columbus and other European explorers: the beautiful and superbly crafted art of North and South America. From the best-known and most ancient civilizations— such as the Olmec, Maya, and Aztec—to the spectacular vestiges of Teotihuacan, Veracruz, and Nayarit, from the ceramic Venuses of Valdivia, Ecuador, to the gold objects of Tairona, the ceramics of the Incas, and the fabrics and pots of the Nazca region, it is all here, in a stunning book presenting one of the most important private collections of pre-Columbian art in the world. This publication of treasures from the Ligabue Collection, assembled by the Italian palaeontologist and archaeological and anthropo­logical scholar Giancarlo Ligabue (1931–2015), provides an unprecedented opportunity for collectors, scholars, and all those interested in pre-Columbian art.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9788874397013
Publisher: 5 Continents Editions
Publication date: 03/01/2016
Pages: 362
Product dimensions: 10.50(w) x 12.30(h) x 1.20(d)

About the Author

Adriano Favaro is culture editor of the daily Il Gazzettino and the editor of Ligabue Magazine.

Jacques Blazy is an internationally known expert in pre-Columbian art.

André Delpuech is the heritage curator of American collections at the Musée du Quai Branly in Paris.

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