The Art of Colonial Latin America
By (author) Gauvin Alexander Bailey
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Art of Colonial Latin America by Gauvin Alexander Bailey
Book DescriptionA lively account of the interaction between European and indigenous artists that took place during more than 300 years of Spanish and Portuguese colonial influence in Latin America (c.1492-1820). The book offers a fascinating insight into viceregal, missionary and civic architecture, as well as painting, sculpture and such 'minor arts' as furniture, textiles and ceramics. This is a long-awaited book on an increasingly popular subject and includes many previously unillustrated works
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780714841571
(220mm x 160mm x 25mm)
Imprint: Phaidon Press Ltd
Publisher: Phaidon Press Ltd
Publish Date: 1-Oct-2004
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Gauvin Alexander Bailey
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Art in Time, Hardback (September 2014)
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Insightful exploration of arts across the world during these dynamic eras.
Arts in Latin America, 1492-1820, Hardback (September 2006)» View all books by Gauvin Alexander Bailey
By the end of the sixteenth century, Europe, Africa, and Asia were connected to North and South America via a vast network of complex trade routes. This book explores the history of the confluence of styles, materials, and techniques among Europe, Africa, Asia, and the Americas through the end of the colonial era.
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Author Biography - Gauvin Alexander Bailey
Gauvin Alexander Bailey is Associate Professor of Art History at Clark University, Massachusetts. His previous publications include Between Renaissance and Baroque: Jesuit Art in Rome, 1565-1610, and Art on the Jesuit Missions in Asia and Latin America, 1542-1773.
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