San Juan de Puerto Rico: Museo de las Americas; Escuela Puertorriqueña del Arte Ecuestre, 8 de Febrero al 28 de mayo de 2007. b/w and color plates, facs., cat., illus., appens., ind., bibl., illus. endpapers, color pict. d.j., inside color pict. box. Item #85561
MAJOR anthological exhibition dedicated to the horse and how this noble animal has inspired a variety of artistic expressions in Puerto Rico such as drawing, engraving, cartel, painting, sculpture and photography along expressions in popular arts, music, literature, poetry, cinematography, videos, advertising, sports and daily expressions that celebrate its presence as co-protagonist of Puerto Rico's culture, imaginary and history. This lavish catalogue includes full page color plates of close to 300 artworks by José Campeche y Jordan, Francisco Oller, Miguel Pou, José Meléndez Contreras, Felix Bonilla Norat, John Balossi, and other noted artists along with an important section of the folkart of wood carved saints, particularly those of the Three Wise Men and the painted Christmas cards. The edition includes essays by Puerto Rican top experts Adlin Rios Rigau, Teodoro Vidal and Ricardo Alegria. ENGLISH AND SPANISH TEXT.