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MINGEI: THE BEAUTY OF USE -- SELECTIONS FROM THE PERMANENT COLLECTION OF MINGEI INTERNATIONAL MUSEUM/MINGEI: LA BELLEZA DEL USO -- SELECCIONES DE LA COLECCION PERMANENTE DEL MUSEO INTERNACIONAL MINGEI. Ed. by Jean Patterson. Centro Cultural Tijuana, 2012. Organized and published by Mingei International Museum, San Diego. 96 pp. with 50 col. ills. 29 x 23 cm. LC 2011-945204 ISBN 9780914155300 Bilingual in English and Spanish.
Features some 40 treasures culled from the Museum's vast collection of international folk art, including American mechanical banks, a Navaho rug, a Mexican ceramic candelabra, a 19th-century Spanish carousel figure, a Transylvanian painted chest, a Toma mask from Liberia, a Japanese tea whisk, a coverlet from Uzbekistan and other diverse works that met curatorial criteria of both beauty and function.
Indexing: Western, Non-Western (Traditional/Native Arts), International (Western Style), Non-Western in Several Regions (Traditional) — Several Periods — Several Media — Naive/Folk/Outsider Art
Plans: 69,75
Worldwide Number: 076032
Paperbound $18.95    

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