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OP ART AND CULTURE AROUND 1492. Cartuja de Santa Maria de las Cuevas, Seville, 1992. Organized and published by Sociedad Estatal para la Exposicion Universal Sevilla 92, S.A. 408 pp. with 397 ills. (383 col.). 29 x 22 cm. ISBN 8843541129 In English.
Documenting a broad-ranging exhibition designed to explore the essential commonality of the function of art in diverse civilizations around the globe at the time of the discovery of the New World, this catalogue presents color illustrations and detailed discussions of some 330 utilitarian and ritual vessels, ceramic, bronze and marble sculptures, paintings, textiles, weapons and other objects representative of 15th- and 16th-century cultures in Europe, Asia, the Near East and the Americas. Drawn from more than 100 international collections, the featured works are presented in six thematic groups following concise introductory essays that examine the character of artistic expression in the four principal geographic regions represented in the show.
Indexing: Western, Europe, Non-Western (Traditional/Native Arts) — 1400-1600 — Several Media
Plans: 01,06,07,15
Worldwide Number: 024002
Hardcover Out of Print / No Longer Available.

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