Made in the Americas: The New World Discovers Asia por Dennis Carr

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Made in the Americas: The New World Discovers Asia

Titulo del libro : Made in the Americas: The New World Discovers Asia
Fecha de lanzamiento : August 3, 2015
Autor : Dennis Carr
Número de páginas : 160
ISBN : 0878468129
Editor : MFA Publications - The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Dennis Carr con Made in the Americas: The New World Discovers Asia

Made in the Americas reveals the largely overlooked history of the profound influence of Asia on the arts of the colonial Americas. Beginning in the 16th century, European outposts in the New World, especially those in New Spain, became a major nexus of the Asia export trade. Craftsmen from Canada to Peru, inspired by the sophisticated designs and advanced techniques of these imported goods, combined Asian styles with local traditions to produce unparalleled furniture, silverwork, textiles, ceramics, lacquer, painting, and architectural ornaments. Among the exquisite objects featured in this book, from across the hemisphere and spanning the 17th to the early 19th centuries, are folding screens made in Mexico, in imitation of imported Japanese and Chinese screens