See my new post about Golden Kingdoms for Now at The Met: Sharpening Ceremony and Ritual: The Beautiful Blades of Golden Kingdoms
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REVIEW: Golden Kingdoms in WaPo
Post critic Sebastian Smee on Golden Kingdoms! Don’t expect to see a more beautiful show than “Golden Kingdoms: Luxury Arts in the Ancient Americas” anytime soon. The exhibition, at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, is a fresh, transformative take on pre-Columbian art. It boasts more than 200 objects made from gleaming gold, green and blueContinue reading “REVIEW: Golden Kingdoms in WaPo”
LIVE: Golden Kingdoms Web site
A permanent web presence! En inglés y español! https://www.metmuseum.org/exhibitions/listings/2018/golden-kingdoms
PREVIEW: Golden Kingdoms
Now live at The Met.
Golden Kingdoms Reviewed in LA Times
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CATALOGUE: Golden Kingdoms
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Design for Eternity Reviewed by CAA
See a review of our exhibition catalogue for “Design for Eternity: Architectural Models from the Ancient Americas, over at CAA Reviews.
Profiling the “Axe-Gods”
In class, while discussing Olmec art, we took a look at the “Kunz” jadeite axe in the collection of the American Museum of Natural History. This class of items, although few are known from stratigraphic excavation, were likely funerary offerings, such as the one recovered in Tomb E at the site of La Venta. The principalContinue reading “Profiling the “Axe-Gods””