Mexican Art and Culture

Mexican Art and Culture

by Elizabeth Lewis

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Overview

How is the Day of the Dead celebrated? What effect did politics have on twentieth-century painting? How do you weave with a backstrap loom? Arts and crafts offer a window into Mexican culture, reflecting its history, technology, beliefs, and every-day life. Every piece of Mexican art tells us something about the environment and the culture it was developed in, so that we can see how and why people make their art.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781410921086
Publisher: Capstone Press
Publication date: 08/28/2005
Series: World Art and Culture
Pages: 56
Product dimensions: 8.90(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.30(d)
Age Range: 11 - 14 Years

Table of Contents

Introduction — Architecture — Carvings and sculpture — Pottery and ceramics — Textiles and clothing — Jewelry and adornment — Lacquering — Masks — Fiestas and festivals — Deaths and burials — Painting — Toys — Paper — Music and musical instruments — Cross-currents.

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