The Language of Objects in the Art of the Americas

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In this wide-ranging book, a distinguished scholar of Latin American art explores the meanings of created and depicted objects from the Spanish- and Portuguese-speaking regions of the New World. Edward J. Sullivan begins with objects exchanged during encounters between indigenous peoples of the Americas and newly-arrived Europeans, and he pursues the discussion to the present day, as artists engage in breaking down constructed concepts of "Latin American-ness." Sullivan's scope is sweeping--the changing meanings of objects ...

The Language of Objects in the Art of the Americas 2007, Yale University Press, New Haven, CT

ISBN-13: 9780300111064

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