Wednesday, November 09, 2011

TAM Docents: Mexican Folk Art Info from Elizabeth

Hello Docents-

More info below sent by Elizabeth. Thank you!



Jana Wennstrom | TACOMA ART MUSEUM

Manager of Public and Volunteer Programs

T: 253.272.4258 x3030


embrace art in everyday life Folk Treasures of Mexico October 29 - February 19





Here is a guide of Mexican Folk Art Treasures from the Phoebe Hearst Museum of Anthropology at Berkeley that I found, that describes some of the various artforms we have in our exhibit. I found the condensed descriptions quite helpful .


There's also this Family guide right from the San Antonio musuem on this exhibit:


Also try Google: You Tube + Oaxaca + black pottery
and you will get some interesting links to the process of shaping and firing the black pottery piece.


Hope this helps.






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