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Olmec : colossal masterworks of ancient Mexico

Author: Kathleen Berrin; Virginia M Fields; Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco.; Los Angeles County Museum of Art.
Publisher: San Francisco : Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco ; Los Angeles : Los Angeles County Museum of Art ; New Haven : in association with Yale University Press, ©2010.
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Considered the 'mother culture' of Mesoamerica, the Olmec developed an iconic and sophisticated artistic style as early as the second millennium BC. This title presents a fresh look at Olmec  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Exhibition catalogs
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kathleen Berrin; Virginia M Fields; Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco.; Los Angeles County Museum of Art.
ISBN: 9780300166767 0300166761 9780884011316 0884011313
OCLC Number: 601347826
Notes: "This catalogue was published by the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco and the Los Angeles County Museum of Art on the occasion of the exhibition Olmec: Colossal Masterworks of Ancient Mexico"--Colophon.
Description: 272 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 31 cm
Contents: Olmec art: essence, presence, influence, and transcendence / Sara Ladrón de Guevara --
San Lorenzo / Ann Cyphers --
La Venta / F. Kent Reilly III --
Tres Zapotoes: where Olmec archaeology began / Christopher A. Pol --
Olmec-style art outside Olman / David C. Grove --
The Olmec legacy in stone: a Mesoamerican alpha and omega / Richard A. Diehl --
A note on the naming of Olmec monuments / Christopher A. Pool.
Other Titles: Olmec (Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco)
Responsibility: edited by Kathleen Berrin and Virginia M. Fields.

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Selected as a Choice Outstanding Academic Title for 2011 in the Art and Architecteure category, as given by Choice Magazine--Choice Outstanding Academic Title"Choice" (03/12/2012)

 
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