The Resource Idols Behind Altars: : Modern Mexican Art and Its Cultural Roots, (ebook)

Idols Behind Altars: : Modern Mexican Art and Its Cultural Roots, (ebook)

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Idols Behind Altars: : Modern Mexican Art and Its Cultural Roots
Title
Idols Behind Altars:
Title remainder
Modern Mexican Art and Its Cultural Roots
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Language
eng
Summary
Art critic, historian and journalist Anita Brenner (1905-1974) is acknowledged to be one of the most important and perceptive writers on the art, culture, and political history of Mexico. Idols Behind Altars is her influential historical and critical study of modern Mexican art and its roots. It was one of the first books to afford Mexican art the same serious considerations as European and Asian art and remains indispensable for anyone interested in the subject. The works of such major figures as Diego Rivera, J<U+00be>se Clemente Orozco, David Alfaro Siqueiros, Francisco Goitia and Jean Charlot are examined in the cultural context of pre-Columbian times through the 19th century. Brenner's astute analysis of Mexican history, her keen insights into revolutionary politics, and her passionate advocacy of Mexican art infuse this book with seminal importance. 117 illustrations--including some early photographs by Edward Weston--enhance the text
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Midwest
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Brenner, Anita
Dewey number
709.72
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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  • Art
  • Art, Mexican
  • Indian mythology
  • Indians of Mexico
  • Artists
  • Mexico
Target audience
adult
Label
Idols Behind Altars: : Modern Mexican Art and Its Cultural Roots, (ebook)
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multicolored
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780486145754
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11604398
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remote
Stock number
11604398
System control number
MWT11604398
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Idols Behind Altars: : Modern Mexican Art and Its Cultural Roots, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780486145754
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11604398
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11604398
System control number
MWT11604398
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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