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STEINE UND ORTE: ALTMEXIKANISCHE STEINSKULPTUREN UND PLASTIKEN DER GEGENWART (Stones and Places: Ancient Mexican Stone Sculptures and Contemporary Sculptures). Ed. by Rolf Wedewer and Ulf Bankmann. Stadtisches Museum Leverkusen, Schloss Morsbroich, Leverkusen, 1991. Published in association with Edition Braus, Heidelberg. 220 pp. with 170 ills. (15 col.). 30 x 21 cm. ISBN 3925520406 In German.
Investigating the significance of formal similarities between Pre-Columbian and contemporary European sculpture, this catalogue presents 89 chiefly Mexican stone carvings from German, Austrian and Swiss collections along with 23 minimalist works based on cubic forms by Joachim Bandau, Dani Karavan, Erwin Heerich, Alf Lechner, Micha Ullmann and Wilfried Hagebolling. Includes individual commentaries on the ancient Mexican works, two essays reviewing the reception and interpretation of Pre-Columbian art in Europe, and a theoretical text delineating the concerns of the featured contemporary artists.
Indexing: Non-Western (Traditional/Native Arts), Native Middle/South America — Mexico — Sculpture
Plans: 75
Worldwide Number: 054349
Paperbound $45.00    

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