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Art of the Andes Rebecca Stone-Miller

Art of the Andes By Rebecca Stone-Miller

Art of the Andes by Rebecca Stone-Miller

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An updated edition of Stone-Miller's survey of the wealth of art and architecture created by the various cultures of the Andes. Illustrated with examples of sculpture, textiles and other media, she discusses how their aesthetic provides a wider knowledge of the people that created it.

Art of the Andes Summary

Art of the Andes: From Chavin to Inca by Rebecca Stone-Miller

This wide-ranging survey has established itself as the best single-volume introduction to Andean art and architecture. Now fully revised and entirely redesigned, it describes the strikingly varied artistic achievements of the Chavin, Paracas, Moche, Chimu and Inca cultures, among others. Their impressive cities, tall pyramids, shining goldwork and intricate textiles constitute one of the greatest artistic traditions in history. For the revised edition, Professor Stone-Miller has added new material covering the earliest mummification in the world at Chinchorros, wonderful new Moche murals and architectural reconstructions, the latest finds from the Chachapoyas culture, and a greater emphasis on shamanism. Throughout Stone-Miller demonstrates how Andean peoples adapted and redefined their aesthetic response to an extremely inhospitable environment.

About Rebecca Stone-Miller

Rebecca Stone-Miller is Associate Professor of Art History and Faculty Curator of Art of the Ancient Americas at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia. She has curated numerous exhibitions on ancient American art and is the author of To Weave for the Sun: Ancient Andean Textiles, also published by Thames & Hudson.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction 2. Early and Chavin Art 3. Paracas and Nasca 4. Moche Art and Architecture 5. Tiwanaku and Wari Imperial Styles 6. Late Intermediate Period Styles 7. Inca Art and Architecture

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Art of the Andes: From Chavin to Inca by Rebecca Stone-Miller
Used - Very Good
Thames & Hudson Ltd
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