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The crafts of Mexico

Author: Margarita de Orellana; Alberto Ruy Sánchez; Eliot Weinberger
Publisher: Washington : Smithsonian Books, ©2004.
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A visual celebration of Mexican crafts, presenting page after page of full-color photographs alongside essays by leading art historians, interviews with and profiles of leading craftspeople, and appreciations by leading writers presents sections on ceramics, textiles, basket weaving, tinwork and lacquerwork.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Margarita de Orellana; Alberto Ruy Sánchez; Eliot Weinberger
ISBN: 1588342123 9781588342126
OCLC Number: 56839874
Notes: "Published in association with Artes de México."
Description: 358 p. : col. ill. ; 33 cm.
Contents: Seeing and using : art and craftsmanship / Octavio Paz --
A vision of the hand / Alberto Ruy Sánchez --
Visible and invisible hands / Margarita de Orellana --
Terra incognita / Alfonso Alfaro --
Ceramics of the five senses / Alberto Ruy Sánchez --
Earthenware of water and of fire / Gutierre Aceves Pi ̃na --
The world of Talavera / Alberto Ruy Sánchez --
Talavera : its name and manufacture / Luz de Lourdes Velázquez Thierry --
Tradition and fantasy molded in clay / Luis Mario Schneider --
A lover of clay : interview with Tiburcio Soteno / Chloë Sayer --
The alchemy of clay / Bill Gilbert --
The soul of a potter : interview with Juan Quezada / Marta Turok --
How the moon taught us to weave / Jexa Jiménez López --
A weft of voices / Margarita de Orellana --
The textual textile / Marta Turok --
Flower woman / Sna Jolobil --
The anatomy of a textile tradition / Irmgard W. Johnson --
Weavings that protect the soul / Alejandro de Ávila --
Lives spun on Teotitlán looms : interviews with Manuel Bazán Martínez, Isaac Vázquez García and Arnulfo Mendoza / Chloë Sayer --
Origins and forms of lacquerwork / Ruth D. Lechuga --
Nature and geometry / Ana Paulina Gámez --
A humble and ephemeral nature / Gloria Fraser Giffords --
Four tinsmiths speak : interviews with Arturo Sosa, María Luisa Vázquez de Sosa, Ramón Fosado and Víctor Hernández Leyva / Magali Tercero.
Other Titles: Artes de México.
Responsibility: edited by Margarita de Orellana, Alberto Ruy-Sánchez ; guest editor, Eliot Weinberger.
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A visual celebration of Mexican crafts, presenting page after page of full-color photographs alongside essays by leading art historians, interviews with and profiles of leading craftspeople, and appreciations by leading writers presents sections on ceramics, textiles, basket weaving, tinwork and lacquerwork.

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