Eduardo Matos Moctezuma
Moctezuma, Eduardo Matos
Moctezuma, Eduardo Matos
United States of America
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Description: The Ancient Americas: Art from Sacred Landscapes
Many agrarian and militaristic states have responded in similar ways to the fundamental economic and ideological necessities that confront them. Their responses stem from the particular ways in which they comprehend the universe around them. People depend on nature, and, in their endeavors as productive beings, they actively transform the natural world. At the same time, they also construct a pantheon of gods to whom they ascribe the creative power of all that exists. It is these gods who …
PublisherArt Institute of Chicago
Related print edition pages: pp.187-195