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Author Just, Bryan R., author.
Title Dancing into dreams : Maya vase painting of the Ik' kingdom / Bryan R. Just ; with contributions by Christina T. Halperin, Antonia E. Foias, and Sarah Nunberg.
Published Princeton, New Jersey : Princeton University Art Museum, ©2012.
New Haven, Connecticut : Distributed by Yale University Press
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 Floor2  F1435.3.P34 J87 2012    IN LIBRARY
  
Description 252 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color maps ; 27 cm
Content Type text
Format volume
Note "Published on the occasion of the exhibition Dancing into Dreams: Maya Vase Painting of the Ik' Kingdom ... at the Princeton University Art Museum from October 6, 2012, through February 17, 2013"--Title page verso.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 238-249).
Contents Maya vases in time and space-- From boys to men : Ik' princes in foreign courts -- Placing the patron : Tayel Chan K'ihnich in context -- The artist's oeuvre : the vases of Mo?-n Buluch Laj -- The life of a style : painters of the pink glyph -- Conclusion : dancing into dreams -- Archaeological explorations of an Ik' pottery-producing center / Christina T. Halperin and Antonia E. Foias -- New insights from conservation and materials analysis of Maya vases at Princeton / Sarah Nunberg.
Summary "Dancing Into Dreams explores 8th-century Maya vase painting of the Ik' kingdom, located in the tropical lowlands of present day Guatemala. Ik' vases are acclaimed for their naturalistic color, veristic portraiture, and calligraphic line. Their painted surfaces depict historical subject matter and often include the names of the artists and patrons, as well as hieroglyphic explanations of the portrayed events and vessel production. Collectively, such self-consciously historical works offer a precision and nuance, unparalleled in the ancient Americas, to the study of the role of art in elite society. Authoritative and accessible, this ... volume presents a history of Ik' vase painting and describes the dramatic scenes represented on the vases with compelling and historically accurate vignettes"--Publisher's website.
Subject Maya painting -- Guatemala -- Exhibitions.
Maya painting -- Exhibitions.
Vase-painting -- Guatemala -- Exhibitions.
Vase-painting -- Exhibitions.
Maya pottery -- Guatemala -- Exhibitions.
Maya pottery -- Exhibitions.
Related Names Halperin, Christina T. Archaeological explorations of an Ik' pottery-producing center.
Foias, Antonia E. Archaeological explorations of an Ik' pottery-producing center.
Nunberg, Sarah. New insights from conservation and materials analysis of Maya vases at Princeton.
Princeton University. Art Museum.
Alternate Title Maya vase painting of the Ik' kingdom
ISBN 9780300174380 (pbk.)
0300174381 (pbk.)
OCLC number 810947235