Great Masters of Mexican Folk Art
- The new Great Masters of Mexican Folk Art will serve as a brilliant reference source for the forthcoming years of artisanal manifestations in Mexico and the world
- Includes a directory with all the great masters of Folk Art 2020, of which there are more than 500
Mexico accounts for one of the richest and most diverse folk arts in the world. The artisans’ mastery in different materials such as clay, wood, stone, textiles, metals, leather and plant fibres reflect an aura of genius and creativity that has been passed down by previous generations highlighting the wealth and tenacity of the Mexican culture.
This new edition of the acclaimed Grand Masters of Mexican Folk Art
published in 1999 pays tribute to the 180 artisans who composed the previous collection and celebrates the new 400 artisans that have surfaced since. The book does an exquisite job in capturing the essence of Mexican Grand Masters and their meticulous techniques in more than 1,800 full-page portraits and colourful images of the works of art.
The new Great Masters of Mexican Folk Art
will serve as a brilliant reference source for the coming years of artisanal manifestations in Mexico and the world, opening the way for a new generation of Great Masters and most importantly contributing to the preservation of Mexican cultural heritage by endorsing inclusive and sustainable economic growth.
Includes a directory with all the great master of Folk Art 2020.
Contents: Presentation; Introduction; Clay; Plant fibres; Wood; Metals; Textiles; Various; Bibliography; In memoriam; Index.
- 10th Mar 2021
- World excluding Spain, Portugal, US & Canada
- 315 mm x 245 mm
- 614 Pages
- 1800 color