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Title Crafting Maya identity : contemporary wood sculptures from the Puuc Region of Yucatán, Mexico / Jeff Karl Kowalski, editor.

Imprint DeKalb, IL : Northern Illinois University Press, c2009.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 3rd Floor    732.2 CRA    Available
Description xiii, 247 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 26 cm.
Note Catalog of an exhibition held at the Jack Olson Gallery, School of Art, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL, Aug. 31-Sept. 25, 2009 and at Teatro Peon Contreras, Mérida, Yucatán, Sept.-Oct., 2010.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Foreword / Alfredo Barrera Rubio -- Preface / Jeff Karl Kowalski, with Mary Katherine Scott -- Imaging the Maya : carvings, carvers, contexts, and messages / Mary Katherine Scott and Jeff Karl Kowalski -- Other carvings in the exhibition / Jeff Karl Kowalski and Quetzil Castañeda -- Native American artistic creativity and commodity culture / Janet Catherine Berlo -- The image of Africa and its relationship to commerce / Christopher B. Steiner -- Aesthetics and ambivalence of Maya modernity : the ethnography of Maya art / Quetzil Castañeda -- "Thrice built" : Uxmal and constructions of Maya identity / Jeff Karl Kowalski -- Representing the Maya : when is it appropriate to call "appropriations" art? / Mary Katherine Scott -- Appendix : prólogo y síntesis de capitulo 1 : traducción español / traduccion por Mary Katherine Scott con Giuliana Borea -- Bibliography -- Photo credits -- Index.
Subject Indian art -- Mexico -- Puuc Region -- Exhibitions.
Maya sculpture -- Exhibitions.
Wood sculpture, Mexican -- Exhibitions.
Wood-carving -- Mexico -- Puuc Region -- Exhibitions.
Mayas -- Mexico -- Puuc Region -- Ethnic identity -- Exhibitions.
Added Author Kowalski, Jeff Karl, 1951-
Jack Olson Gallery.
Teatro Peón Contreras (Mérida, Mexico)
Added Title Contemporary wood sculptures from the Puuc Region of Yucatán, Mexico
ISBN 9780875806303 (large-format pbk. : alk. paper)
0875806309 (large-format pbk. : alk. paper)

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