"A Guide to Mexican Art," a survey of more than twenty centuries of art, has a double purpose. It provides an ample version of one of the great national arts by a leading art historian, and it serves simultaneously as a practical guide to the art's outstanding masterpieces. The "Guide" will thus be of value to specialists and students of Latin American art and to sightseers as an introduction and guide to the art and architecture of Mexico. To facilitate its use for the latter purpose, Professor Fernandez has based his exposition on the sensitive analysis of works to be found almost exclusive in museums and public buildings accessible to the tourist. The book was originally published in Spanish in 1958 and revised in 1961. This English translation, from the second edition has been brought up to date by the author and translator."
Justino Fernandez (1904-1972) was director of the Institute for Aesthetic Research and professor of art history, The University of Mexico. Joshua C. Taylor (1917-1981) was director of the National Museum of American Art at the Smithsonian Institution.
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