Day of the Dead Folk Art

Day of the Dead Folk Art

Book - 2015
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The folk art inspired by Day of the Dead, celebrated in Mexico and around the world, including the American Southwest, powerfully communicates the cultural traditions of this joyous holiday. As a companion volume to the authors' Day of the Dead, this book focuses on the artistic imagery of Day of the Dead, including the skulls, skeletons, and the iconic figure of Catrina, as seen in various pieces of market art, community art and contemporary art. The work and influence of important Mexican folk artists, such as Jose Guadalupe Posada and Diego Rivera, are represented and discussed.
Publisher: Layton, Utah :, Gibbs Smith,, [2015]
Edition: First Edition.
ISBN: 9781423634430
Branch Call Number: 745.0972 Mack 11/2015
Characteristics: 128 pages :,chiefly color illustrations ;,24 cm
Additional Contributors: Williams, Kitty 1958-


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