El arte de las misiones del norte de la Nueva España, 1600-1821
Autor: Michael Komanecky ,
Número de Páginas: 371
First ever exhibition in Mexico to explore the rich artistic heritage of hundreds of Franciscan and Jesuit missions located in what are today northern Mexico and the American Southwest. All of these missions were decorated with paintings, sculptures, furniture, and liturgical gold and silver along with ecclesiastic vestments, devotional prints and illustrated books. The exhibition will include approximately 130 objects drawn from collections in Mexico, the United States, and Europe, most of them traveling for the first time. This fully illustrated commented catalogue includes full descriptions of 46 pieces and contains 6 essays by Marie-Areti Hers, William Merril, Jake E. Ivey, David J. Weber, Clara Bargellini and Michael K. Komanecky, a group of prominent historians, anthropologists, archaeologists, and art historians for the U.S. and Mexico who examine in detail the art, architecture and their effect on the cultural and linguistic diversity of indigenous people, and finally the later impact of the missions on art, literature, and film in the U.S. and Mexico. The catalogue also includes 5 short texts by Marina Garone (books), Paz de la Torre (silver), Jane Timbrock (Chumash) y...