Pre-Columbian Mesoamerica: Monumental stone sculpture

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Název: Pre-Columbian Mesoamerica: Monumental stone sculpture
Autoři: Umberger, Emily, author, McLeod, Madeline, contributor
Zdroj: Oxford Art Online, 2022, ill.
Informace o vydavateli: Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2022.
Rok vydání: 2022
Témata: Sculpture and Carving, Pre-Columbian Art
Předmětná osoba: Pre-Columbian Mesoamerica: Monumental stone sculpture
Více informací: Stone-carving first appeared in Mesoamerica during the Preclassic period (c. 2000 BCE–c. 250 CE) with the freestanding sculpture of the Olmecs of the Gulf Coast. During the Classic period (c. 250–c. 900 CE), when two-dimensional art and architectural decoration predominated, the finest sculptors were Maya relief-carvers in modern southern Mexico and the central lowlands of Guatemala and Honduras. Monumental figural sculpture in the round was reintroduced during the Postclassic period (c. 900–1521 CE), by the Toltecs in the Central Highlands and the northern Maya region and by the Huastecs in the northern Gulf Coast. In the 15th century and early 16th the Aztecs in central Mexico created fine images in the round as well as relief-covered sculpture, some of colossal size. Other distinctive sculptural styles were created by the Classic-period inhabitants of the central Gulf Coast, by the Zapotecs in the Southern Highlands and by the Postclassic Tarascans of West Mexico in Michoacán....
Typ dokumentu: Reference Entry
Jazyk: English
ISBN: 978-1-884446-05-4
DOI: 10.1093/oao/9781884446054.013.90000369710
Přístupové číslo: edsoao.90000369710
Databáze: Oxford Art Online