Beatriz De la Fuente
Beatriz De la Fuente (1929–2005) was the director of the School of Art History at the Universidad Iberoamericana, and between 1980 and 1986 the director of the Institute of Aesthetics Studies of National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM).
De la Fuente, Beatriz
De la Fuente, Beatriz
United States of America
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Description: The Ancient Americas: Art from Sacred Landscapes
The concept of “the Olmec” emerged with the discovery and comparison of monumental and small-scale sculptures whose forms showed similarities, and even identical characteristics, that were different from those of sculptures from other ancient Mexican cultures known at the time. This surprising and novel artistic style was an indication of the first, firm imprints of high civilization in the Mesoamerican region.
PublisherArt Institute of Chicago
Related print edition pages: pp.121-133