Organized by El Museo del Barrio in New York to coincide with an exhibition, this is the English-language publication on the legacy of Taíno art and culture. Showcasing over one hundred ceremonial and domestic artworks and individual masterpieces of this ancient culture - produced in Puerto Rico, the Dominican Republic, Cuba, Haiti, and the Bahamas between A.D. 1200 and 1500 - 'Taíno' includes examples sculptures carved in wood, ornaments of shell and bone, and ceramics decorated with animals, birds, and geometric motifs. The contributors include ten of the scholars of pre-Columbian culture and art, and an appendix features writings from Spanish explorers who had contact with the 'Taíno'.
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Subtítulo: PRE-COLUMBIAN ART AND CULTURE FROM THE CARIBBEAN