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Title Golden kingdoms : luxury arts in the ancient Americas / edited by Joanne Pillsbury, Timothy Potts, and Kim N. Richter.
Publication Info. Los Angeles, CA : The J. Paul Getty Museum : The Getty Research Institute, [2017]
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Description xiv, 311 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color maps ; 31 cm
Note "This publication is issued on the occasion of the exhibition Golden Kingdoms: Luxury and Legacy in the Ancient Americas, on view at the J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Center, Los Angeles, from September 16, 2017, through January 28, 2018, and the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, from February 26 to May 28, 2018"--Title page verso.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 274-296) and index.
Contents Foreword / Timothy Potts, Thomas W. Gaehtgens, and Thomas P. Campbell -- Lenders to the exhibition -- Contributors -- Map of jadeite, turquoise and Spondylus sources with routes of metal technologies in the Americas -- Map of the ancient Americas -- Luminous power: luxury arts in the ancient Americas / Joanne Pillsbury -- For gods and rulers: metalworking in the ancient Americas / Blanca E. Maldonado. Kuntur Wasi / Yoshio Onuki -- Masters of the universe: Moche artists and their patrons / Luis Jaime Castillo. Dos Cabezas / Christopher B. Donnan -- Imperial radiance: luxury arts of the Inca and their predecessors / Joanne Pillsbury. Chornancap / Carlos Wester La Torre -- Metallurgy and prestige in ancient Colombia: Yotoco and Malagana adornments and Muisca offerings / María Alicia Uribe Villegas and Marcos Martinón-Torres -- Magical substances in the land between the seas: luxury arts in northern South America and Central America / John W. Hoopes. Talamanca de Tibás / Ricardo Vazquez Leiva. El Caño / Julia Mayo Torné -- Forests of jade: luxury arts and symbols of excellence in Mesoamerica / Laura Filloy Nadal. La Venta / Rebecca B. González Lauck. Palenque / James A. Doyle -- Essential luxuries: on pleasing and powerful things among the Maya / Stephen Houston. Ek' Balam / Leticia Vargas de la Peña and Victor R. Castillo Borges. The Sacred Cenote of Chichen Itza / James A. Doyle -- Luxuries from the sea: the use of shells in the ancient Americas / Adrián Velázquez Castro -- Bright kingdoms: trade networks, indigenous aesthetics, and royal courts in postclassic Mesoamerica / Kim N. Richter. Monte Albán / Kim N. Richter -- Mexica gold / Leonardo López Luján and José Luis Ruvalcaba Sil. The Aztec Templo Mayor / Allison Caplan -- For new gods, kings, and markets: luxury in the age of global encounters / Julia McHugh -- Catalogue. Central Andes ; Northern Andes and Central America ; Mesoamerica and the American Southwest.
Subject J. Paul Getty Museum -- Exhibitions.
Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.) -- Exhibitions.
Indian goldwork -- History -- Exhibitions.
Indian metal-work -- History -- Exhibitions.
Art objects, Ancient -- Latin America -- History -- Exhibitions.
Luxuries -- Latin America -- History -- To 1500 -- Exhibitions.
Art and society -- Latin America -- History -- To 1500 -- Exhibitions.
Latin America -- Antiquities -- Exhibitions.
Added Author Pillsbury, Joanne, editor.
Potts, Timothy F., editor.
Richter, Kim N., editor.
J. Paul Getty Museum, host institution.
Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.), host institution.
Added Title Luxury arts in the ancient Americas
ISBN 9781606065488 (hardcover)
1606065483 (hardcover)
Standard No. 40027512594