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Oaxacan Woodcarving: The Magic in the Trees

Oaxacan Woodcarving The Magic in the Trees Increasingly prized by collectors worldwide Oaxacan woodcarvings are among the most popular form of folk art available today These fanciful brightly colored figures created by rural Mexican woodcarv

  • Title: Oaxacan Woodcarving: The Magic in the Trees
  • Author: Shepard Barbash Vicki Ragan
  • ISBN: 9780811802505
  • Page: 464
  • Format: Paperback
  • Increasingly prized by collectors worldwide, Oaxacan woodcarvings are among the most popular form of folk art available today These fanciful, brightly colored figures created by rural Mexican woodcarvers reflect the myths and traditions still very much a part of the carvers daily lives A spectacular gallery of over 160 full color photographs beautifully portrays these aIncreasingly prized by collectors worldwide, Oaxacan woodcarvings are among the most popular form of folk art available today These fanciful, brightly colored figures created by rural Mexican woodcarvers reflect the myths and traditions still very much a part of the carvers daily lives A spectacular gallery of over 160 full color photographs beautifully portrays these artisans and their work, while an informative text examines the intricacies of the carvers craft The only volume devoted exclusively to this distinctive and magical art form, Oaxacan Woodcarving will inspire and inform anyone with an interest in folk art, photography, or anthropology.

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    1 thought on “Oaxacan Woodcarving: The Magic in the Trees

    1. A good reference with many photos and artist biographies for collectors and admirers of alebrijes, the colorful wood carvings from Oaxaca, Mexico.

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