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  ART OF THE ANDES

Art of The Andes

Pre-Columbian
Sculptured and Painted Ceramics

from the Arthur M. Sackler Collections

 


Introduction & Catalogue by
Paul Clifford

Essays by

Elizabeth P. Benson
Maureen E. Maitland
Michael E. Moseley
Donald A. Proulx
Alan R. Sawyer

Edited by
Lois Katz
Curator, Arthur M. Sackler Collections

Published by The AMS Foundation for the Arts, Sciences and Humanities
& The Arthur M. Sackler Foundation

Characteristics:

  • hardcover

  • color

  • 344 pages

  • Size: 11x14 inches


"...in one of the worst examples of imperial exploitative savagery, an 'advanced' European nation brought down the indigenous ancient civilizations of Peru and Mexico...-the thoughtless greed with which they melted down objects of the greatest beauty, a heritage of all mankind, into gold bullion-and the brutality with which, in the name of faith, they destroyed the culture of other peoples seven to eight thousand miles from their own country."

"...we need more than ever to build links of understanding and mutual respect between peoples of different civilizations..."


Arthur M. Sackler, MD


To purchase, please e-mail us your request to amsbooks@sackler.org


  Price: $125.00

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