Maya Art and Architecture (World of Art)

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UPC:
9780500204221
Maximum Purchase:
3 units
Binding:
Paperback
Publication Date:
2014-06-24
Author:
Mary Ellen Miller;Megan O'Neil
Language:
english
Edition:
2

In addition to serving as an introduction to Maya art, the book communicates enthusiasm for the arts aesthetic power and grace. Choice

Rewritten and updated to include the discoveries and new theories from the past decade and a half, this classic guide to the art of the ancient Maya is now illustrated in color throughout. World expert Mary Miller and her co-author Megan ONeil take the reader through the visual world of the Maya, explaining how and why they created the paintings, sculpture, and monuments that intrigue and compel people the world over. With an array of new material, including the newly found La Corona panels, Waka figurines, and the Dzibanche staircase; studies of the monuments at Palenque, Zotz, and elsewhere; and paintings discovered in recent years; this new edition will be essential reading for students and scholarsand for travelers to the cities of this mysterious civilization. 254 illustrations, 191 in color