Essays on Mexican Art

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Harcourt Brace, 1993 - Art - 303 pages
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Fourteen essays discuss pre-Columbian art, the work of self-taught painter Hermenegildo Bustos, mural painters and their influence on American artists, and contemporary Mexican painting

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Octavio Paz (1914-1998) was born in Mexico City. He wrote many volumes of poetry, as well as a prolific body of remarkable works of non ction on subjects as varied as poetics, literary and art criticism, politics, culture, and Mexican history. He was awarded the Jerusalem Prize in 1977, the Cervantes Prize in 1981, and the Neustadt Prize in 1982. He received the German Peace Prize for his political work, and finally, the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1990.

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