Creative Collectives follows the artistic and ideological journeys of two groups of northern California Chicana artists involved in collectives which created complex images whose powerful visual social commentary sprang from the daily experiences of their lives.
A study of the Native American Vendors Program, which provides Santa Fe–area American Indian vendors space under the Portal of the Palace of the Governors to sell jewelry, pottery, and other items they have made.
Edited by Robin Farwell GavinDonna PierceAlfonzo Pleguezuelo
$19.95 Paperback 978-0-8263-3102-1 August 2003
By examining both historic and contemporary examples, the editors move discussion of the enameled earthenware known as mayólica beyond its stylistic merits in order to understand it in historic and cultural context. It places the ceramics in history and daily life, illustrating their place in trade and economics.
Provides a detailed look at the political and artistic climate in Mexican-American relations through an examination of the folk art collection amassed by Dwight and Elizabeth Morrow when he was U.S. ambassador to Mexico in the late 1920s.