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Art of the Aztec Empire

University of Kansas. Museum of Art.

Art of the Aztec Empire

February 3 to March 17, 1957.

by University of Kansas. Museum of Art.

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Published by University of Kansas Museum of Art in [Lawrence, Ks .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Aztec art -- Exhibitions.

  • Edition Notes

    Title from cover.

    GenreExhibitions.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[17] p. :
    Number of Pages17
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18592274M


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The author, who was in charge of the excavations and is now director of the Museum of the Great Temple, traces the history of the various buildings on the site and draws us into the culture and mythology of the Aztecs through his analysis of the works of by: 4.

"The Aztec Empire is the most extensive and historically accurate survey of the art and culture of the Aztecs and their contemporaries ever assembled outside Mexico. The exhibition and this accompanying book present the extraordinary works of art created by the Aztecs as well as by the peoples they conquered, and the cultures that preceded them in Mesoamerica.".

The Aztec Empire: Catalogue of the Exhibition, organized by Felipe Sol's, the distinguished Curator and Director of the Museo Nacional de Antropolog'a in Mexico City, provides not only a thorough representation of Aztec society at the zenith of the empire in the 15th century, but also the context for its development, expansion, and influence.

The exhibition features more than archaeological objects. The Aztec Empire, organized by Felipe Sol's Olgu'n, the distinguished curator and director of the Museo Nacional de Antropologia in Mexico City, provides not only a thorough representation of Aztec society at the zenith of the empire in the 15th century, but also the context for its development, expansion, and influence.

The exhibition features more than archaeological objects. The carvings in the monumental Sun Stone—one of the most famous works of Aztec art—reveal the Aztec view of time, history, and religion.

An artist made a cast metal sculpture of a warrior with precise details, demonstrating how important warriors were to Aztec society. Stylized animals appear frequently in Aztec art and have symbolic meaning.

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They attained a high degree of development in engineering, architecture, art, mathematics, and astronomy. The Aztec calendar utilized a day year and a year time. The Aztec Empire, centred at the capital of Tenochtitlan, dominated most of Mesoamerica in the 15th and 16th centuries CE.

With military conquest and trade expansion the art of the Aztecs also spread, helping the Aztecs achieve a cultural and political hegemony over their subjects and creating for posterity a tangible record of the artistic imagination and great talent of the artists Author: Ancient-Origins.

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