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Author Fields, Virginia M.

Title The road to Aztlan : art from a mythic homeland / Virginia M. Fields, Victor Zamudio-Taylor ; with contributions by Michele Beltrán ... [et al.].

Imprint Los Angeles : Los Angeles County Museum of Art ; Albuquerque, NM : Distributed by the University of New Mexico Press, c2001.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Non-Fiction    704.0397 FIE    DUE 07-29-20
 GDL Brand Library Storage Reference    704.0397 FIE    Available
Edition 1st ed.
Description 424 p. : ill. (chiefly col.), col. maps ; 26 x 30 cm.
Note Published in conjunction with an exhibition held at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, May 13-Aug. 26, 2001; the Austin Museum of Art, the Texas Fine Arts Association, Oct. 12-Dec. 30, 2001; and the Albuquerque Museum, Feb. 10-Apr. 28, 2002.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 400-412) and index.
Contents Chichimecatlalli: strategies for cultural and commercial exchange between Mexico and the American southwest, 1100-1521 / John M.D. Pohl -- The breath of life: the symbolism of wind in Mesoamerica and the American southwest / Karl Taube -- Goggle eyes and crested serpents of Barrier Canyon: early Mesoamerican iconography and the archaic southwest / James D. Farmer -- Quetzalcoatl and the horned and feathered serpent of the southwest / Polly Schaafsma -- In space and out of context: picture making in the ancient American southwest / J.J. Brody -- Shadows on a silent landscape: art and symbol at prehistoric Casas Grandes / Anne I. Woosley -- A macroeconomic study of the relationships between the ancient cultures of the American southwest and Mesoamerica / Phil C. Weigand, Acelia García de Weigand -- Mesoamerican copper bells in the pre-Hispanic southwestern United States and northwestern Mexico / Victoria D. Vargas -- Landscape and polity: the interplay of land, history, and power in the ancient southwest / Stephen H. Lekson -- Spaniards in Aztlan / Carroll L. Riley -- The road to Aztlan ends in New Mexico / Danna A. Levin Rojo -- A lost continent: writings without an alphabet / Enrique Chagoya -- An unbroken thread: the persistence of Pueblo textile traditions in the postcolonial era / Laurie D. Webster -- Mestizaje: its history, evolution, and legacy on the road to Aztlan / Ramón A. Gutiérrez -- Centers in the Pueblo world / Rina Swentzell -- Where past and present meet: the ex-votos of Mexican immigrants / Michele Beltrán, Elin Luque -- Spiritual geographies / Amalia Mesa-Bains -- Inventing tradition, negotiating modernism: Chicano/a art and the pre-Columbian past / Victor Zamudio-Taylor -- The new Aztlan: Nepantla (and other sites of transmogrification) / Constance Cortez.
Subject Los Angeles County Museum of Art -- Exhibitions.
Aztlán -- Exhibitions.
Indians of Mexico -- Commerce -- Exhibitions.
Indians of Mexico -- Migrations -- Exhibitions.
Indians of Mexico -- History -- Sources -- Exhibitions.
Indians of North America -- Commerce -- Southwest, New -- Exhibitions.
Indians of North America -- Southwest, New -- Migrations -- Exhibitions.
Indians of North America -- Southwest, New -- History -- Exhibitions.
Added Author Zamudio-Taylor, Victor.
Los Angeles County Museum of Art.
Austin Museum of Art.
Albuquerque Museum.
ISBN 0826324266 (Univ. of N.M. Press : cloth : alk. paper) : $65.00
0826324274 (Univ. of N.M. Press : pbk. : alk. paper) : $39.95

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