Product DescriptionIn his foreword, former New York governor and U.S. vice president Nelson A. Rockefeller, remembers his first trip to Mexico in 1933 and his subsequent fascination with the whole life with the Mexican people and their folk art. Rockefeller collection of over 3,000 pieces of Mexican folk art is widely regarded as the most outstanding in the U.S., and Treasures of Mexico celebrates popular icons – created from the eighteenth to the twentieth century – with over 150 photos of the pieces, many of which are very rare. In the main text, Marion Oettinger, Jr., director of the San Antonio Museum of Art, describes the objects according to function: deco utilitarian, ceremonial. . . More>>

Folk Treasures of Mexico: The Nelson A. Rockefeller Collection

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