From Myth to Creation
Art from Amazonian EcuadorSecond Edition
The culture and symbolism of Amazonian Ecuador from the perspective of native creators
Paper – $29.95
About the BookLavishly illustrated with more than 100 photos, the second edition of From Myth to Creation offers a dramatic insider's view of the cognitive and symbolic worlds of indigenous potters and woodworkers in a region undergoing radical change. By placing Canelos Quichua art in social and cultural context, the text invites readers to better understand and appreciate the art, aesthetics, and the historical and contemporary consciousness of indigenous Americans.
This new edition includes a new foreword and chapter.