Crafting Tradition: Oaxacan Wood Carvings, 2005

(2005) Crafting Tradition: Oaxacan Wood Carvings, 2005. University of Iowa


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This document is about the wood carvings from the Mexican state of Oaxaca in this exhibit are part of a growing worldwide trade in ethnic and tourist arts. Oaxacan wood carvings show how this international market can result in new artistic forms that straddle the border between popular craft and art. These brightly painted, whimsical creations are visually appealing to both art connoisseurs and the wider audience that appreciates handmade crafts exemplifying Mexican culture.

Item Type: Departmental Report
Keywords: Oaxacan Wood Carvings, Art, University of Iowa, Exhibit
Subjects: Education > Higher education > Public four-year colleges and universities
History and culture
History and culture > Visual arts
History and culture > Visual arts > Ethnic and folk art
Recreation and tourism > Cultural resources
ID Code: 40076
Deposited By: Margaret Barr
Deposited On: 22 Feb 2022 14:00
Last Modified: 22 Feb 2022 14:00