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Riassunto: This is an anthology on Santos wood carvings in the Puerto Rican tradition. This is one of the most important folk traditions on the Island of Puerto Rico. From its religious origins as a product of religious devotion, it became an expression of national character throughout the Twentieth Century. Lately, it has evolved into a commercial endeavor. This book explores this subject trough a number of essays by some of the more important scholars in the field. It is written in Spanish. An English version is forthcoming.
About the Author: Born in New York, Doreen Colón Camacho was raised in Puerto Rico, where she was impressed by the Island's folk traditions. She obtained a Licenciate Degree in History of Art from the Catholic University of Louvain, Belgium, with a dissertation on Santos woodcarvings. She has extensively studied public and private collections of Santos over the past three decades. She has been invited as curator for exhibitions in Puerto Rico by the Ponce Art Museum, the Museo de las Américas, the San Juan City Museum, and also by the National Museum of American History of the Smithsonian Institution in Washington. At present she is the Director of the Education Department at the Puerto Rico Art Museum.
Titolo: Los Santos de Puerto Rico. Estudio de la ...
Casa editrice: Doreen M. Colón Camacho
Data di pubblicazione: 2003
Condizione libro: very good
Descrizione libro Doreen M. Col?n Camacho, 2003. Condizione libro: Good. Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Codice libro della libreria GRP87147878
Descrizione libro Doreen M. Colón Camacho. Hardcover. Condizione libro: Good. 0972983708 Item in good condition. Textbooks may not include supplemental items i.e. CDs, access codes etc. Codice libro della libreria Z0972983708Z3
Descrizione libro s.l., 2003. Boards. Condizione libro: Very Good. Condizione sovraccoperta: Very Good. 185 pp., color plates throughout. In Spanish. Heel of spine and corners of boards lightly bumped, small scuff to lower corner of rear board, otherwise Fine. Jacket a bit edgeworn with 1" tear at bottom of rear fold. Size: 4to. Inscribed and signed by author. Codice libro della libreria 09205
Descrizione libro Doreen M. Colón Camacho, 2003. Hardcover. Condizione libro: New. book. Codice libro della libreria 972983708
Descrizione libro Doreen M. Colón Camacho, 2003. Hardcover. Condizione libro: New. book. Codice libro della libreria 0972983708
Descrizione libro Doreen M. ColÃ n Camacho, 2003. Hardcover. Condizione libro: Good. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!. Codice libro della libreria 0972983708