Oaxacan woodcarving: the magic in the trees

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Chronicles Books,
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[1993]
Language:
English
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Increasingly prized by collectors worldwide, Oaxacan woodcarvings are among the most popular form of folk art available today. These fanciful, brightly colored figures created by rural Mexican woodcarvers reflect the myths and traditions still very much a part of the carvers' daily lives. A spectacular gallery of over 160 full-color photographs beautifully portrays these artisans and their work, while an informative text examines the intricacies of the carvers' craft. The only volume devoted exclusively to this distinctive and magical art form, Oaxacan Woodcarving will inspire and inform anyone with an interest in folk art, photography, or anthropology.
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9780811802505
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subject_facet Folk art -- Mexico -- Oaxaca -- Themes, motives, Wood-carving -- Mexico -- Oaxaca -- Themes, motives
title_display Oaxacan woodcarving : the magic in the trees
title_full Oaxacan woodcarving : the magic in the trees / Shepard Barbash ; photography by Vicki Ragan
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