Art of Mexico
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Art in Mexico P P e e H - p o a u i m I b f a u n n r e a ) Empire General Painting Architecture Sculpture, Ceramics, Style, etc. Themes, & Periods Artistically Cave Paintings n/a Colossal Heads Olmecs 1200-400 BCE ahead of their oAssociated caves with the earth oCarved from basalt boulders time dragon god o17 heads, 4 locations (San Lorenzo has 10) Religious & o2 important caves: oDepict individual kings/rulers political Juxtlahuaca Cave Thrones Oxtotitlán Cave oIntricately carved from basalt significance El Azuzul Twins A lot of their artoVery colorful oSculpture @ San Lorenzo is at San oAbout some myth told in the Popol Vuh (mayan sacred Lorenzo book) Jade Masks-dope af Mayans Baroque Mural Painting Pyramids Stelas: Large stone slabs usually 1000 BCE-1521 intricacy oScenes of daily life, religious sceoEach pyramid is dedicated to a godcovered w/ carvings & Heavy Religious (god depictions), stories whose shrine was at the peak inscriptions CE infuence oSpecial “maya blue” turquoise coloroSteeper than other pyramids o Usually for religious no longer exists Architecture used steep purposes pyramids & had a baroque quality to it (intricate) Toltecs Admired by Toltec Atlantean columns of the Colorfully painted statues succeeding Temple of Atalantes (4): Tall human 1200-400 BCE Mayans/Aztecs & Tlahuizcalpantecuthli (Lord of statues represent high-ranking regarded as the source of artistic dawn) @ Tula ceremonial Toltec warriors. skill. center o Best-known surviving piece Pyramid & Palaces of Toltec art. o @ top of Pyramid in Tula. Mural Painting Pyramids Funeral Masks Teotihuacan Heavy Religious oEach pyramid is dedicated to a god 1-650 CE infuence whose shrine was at the peak oPyramid of the Sun (as big as the great pyramid of Egypt Aztecs The people of Mosaic paintings Ceremonial knives the empire had Ritual Masks (Mexica) an appreciation 1200-1521 CE for a wide variety of insects, birds, fish and animals. A lot of their art refected this. Very life-like Colonial First Gothic mainly religious in nature and Built churches & monistaries Brightly glazed pottery forms, then heavily Spanish infuenced Mexico baroque and late16th- ultrabaroque. early18th Century Folk art Mexican Muralism “Hacienda” Architecture Papel picado Modern Mexico Nostolgic about Diego Rivera Express a rugged, romantic Brightly glazed tiles past Frida Kahlo beauty with their arcaded 1800s-Present Very celebratory silhouettes, rich colors, and Links: http://latinamericanhistory.about.com/od/The_Olmec/p/Olmec-Art-And-Sculpture.htm Olmec Art https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ancient_Maya_art#Mural_painting Mayan Art http://latinamericanhistory.about.com/od/The-Toltec-Civilization/f/Toltec-Art-Sculpture-and-Architecture.htm Toltec Art https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mexican_art http://mexicanart.info/ http://traveltips.usatoday.com/famous-art-mexico-17337.html http://www.haciendastyle.com/department.asp?id=32 Images Used https://www.uvu.edu/cgie/international/global_spotlight/mexico_2013-14/ (Picture) Look @ Feb 13 th http://elpais.com/diario/2008/12/13/babelia/1229126767_740215.html (Cacaxtla-olmec) https://www.studyblue.com/notes/note/n/art-history1/deck/9835382 (Oxtotitlán Cave-Olmec) http://www.egyptsearch.com/forums/ultimatebb.cgi?ubb=print_topic;f=8;t=008772 (olmec-jade masks) http://www.thehistoryblog.com/archives/35241 (colossal heads-olmec) http://solarlunar.com/olmec-jaguar-twins/ (azuzul twins-olmec) http://www.richard-seaman.com/Travel/Mexico/Teotihuacan/ (sun pyramid- Teotihuacán) http://ageac.org/hablan-los-investigadores/las-estelas-mayas/ (estelas mayans) http://www.lindakreft.com/battle.html (bonampak mural-Mayans) http://www.explorandomexico.com.mx/state/12/Hidalgo/photo/mexico/2153/ (atalantes-tolteca) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Double-headed_serpent (mosaic snake-aztec) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spanish_Colonial_architecture (mexican cathedral-spanish) http://www.academictoursoaxaca.com/tours/lect6.php (spanish painting) http://denverartmuseum.org/exhibitions/mud-masterpiece-mexican-colonial-ceramics (ceramic duck)
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