Decoding Mimbres painting : ancient ceramics of the American Southwest /

"This generously illustrated book explores the pottery of the Mimbres people and offers new insight into its imagery. Named after a valley in what is now Southwestern New Mexico, the Mimbres culture flourished between the 9th and 12th centuries. Through the exploration of paintings on Mimbres b...

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Main Authors: Berlant, Anthony (Curator), Maurer, Evan M. (Curator)
Format: Book
Published: Los Angeles, CA : Munich ; New York : Los Angeles County Museum of Art ; DelMonico Books/Prestel, 2018.
Table of Contents:
  • Decoding Mimbres painting / Tony Berlant and Evan Maurer
  • The Datura plant
  • Datura pollinators
  • Other plants
  • The trance state experience
  • Story bowls
  • A lexicon of forms in the Mimbres Valley and beyond
  • Identifying Mimbres artists.