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Folk Art from the Global Village
Language: en
Pages: 96
Authors: Museum of International Folk Art (N.M.), Jack Lenor Larsen, Girard Foundation
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 1995 - Publisher:

The textile designer and collector Alexander Girard (1907-1993) firmly believed that in folk art there are no foreigners, and the Girard Wing at the Museum of International Folk Art (Museum of New Mexico) with more than a million visitors proves him right. This book highlights the largest cross-cultural folk art
Encyclopedia of American Folk Art
Language: en
Pages: 704
Authors: Gerard C. Wertkin
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 2004-08-02 - Publisher: Routledge

For a full list of entries, contributors, and more, visit the Encyclopedia of American Folk Art web site. This is the first comprehensive, scholarly study of a most fascinating aspect of American history and culture. Generously illustrated with both black and white and full-color photos, this A-Z encyclopedia covers every
Misplaced Objects
Language: en
Pages: 280
Authors: Silvia Spitta
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-07-01 - Publisher: University of Texas Press

"When things move, things change." Starting from this deceptively simple premise, Silvia Spitta opens a fascinating window onto the profound displacements and transformations that have occurred over the six centuries since material objects and human subjects began circulating between Europe and the Americas. This extended reflection on the dynamics of
Folk Art from the Global Village
Language: en
Pages: 96
Authors: Jack Lenor Larsen
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 2003-10-07 - Publisher:

Features the world's largest cross-cultural folk art collection: African tribal sculpture, Mexican Day of the Dead figures, sub-Saharan textiles, toys from around the world, and much more.
The Oxford Handbook of American Folklore and Folklife Studies
Language: en
Pages: 856
Authors: Simon J. Bronner
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-08-06 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

The Oxford Handbook of American Folklore and Folklife Studies surveys the materials, approaches, concepts, and applications of the field to provide a sweeping guide to American folklore and folklife, culture, history, and society. Forty-three comprehensive and diverse chapters delve into significant themes and methods of folklore and folklife study; established