MIGUEL COVARRUBIAS: ARTISTA Y EXPLORADOR
Place Published: México
Publisher: CONACULTA, Edics. Era, Galería Colección de Arte Mexicano
Date Published: 1993
Condition: Light wear on covers, bumped corners
Book Id: 36915
b/w and color plates, ports., illus., bio/chron., bibl., hem, cat., endpapers, color pict. boards.
Retrospective on Mexico born artist, with emphasis on his work as a caracaturist. Includes his life and experiences as a self-taught anthropologist and explorer between 1927 to 1937, as well as his extensive production of paintings and illustrations. Miguel Covarrubias (1904-1957), has been one of the most versatile artists working in Mexico. He worked in many areas such as a graphic artist and illustrator, painter and muralist, cartographer, ethnologist, archaeologist, self-taught anthropologist, museum specialist, antique and popular art collector, scenographer and promoter for the modern Mexican dance.