The Art of Mexico, Vol. 1: Ancient and Modern Traditions (2002)

Genres - History, Visual Arts  |   Sub-Genres - Art History, World History  |   Run Time - 50 min.  |   Countries - Mexico, USA  |  
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Explore the rich tradition of Mexican art, from its roots in Native American imagery to its influence on Conquest and Christianity, in a probing documentary produced to showcase important South of the Border art from the past to present. In addition to an exploration of the breathtaking jewelry of the Mixtecs and the massive stone heads of the Olmecs, this detailed guide into the world of Mexican art also explores the wondrous sacred and ritual objects of both the Aztec and Mayan civilizations.

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ancestry, art, conquest, Mayan, Mexican [nationality], Mexico, understanding