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Unformatted text preview: VIS 21A 11/6/07 Tuesday, Week Six-Maria Martinez San Ildefonso Pueblo (Tewa)-possibly the most famous Mexican American artist of all time-Black on black pottery-built by coiling-1908 Edgar hee Hewetts excavations of ruins at Frijoles Canyon, northern New Mexico-Discovered broken pieces of an ancient pottery piece-Asked Maria Martinez to recreate the ancient piece-Julian Martinez Marias husband helped Hewett with excavation-Pueblos descendants of several ancient civilizations the Hohokam, the Mimbres (Mogollon) + Amasazi (Ancestral puebloans)-Coiling technique hand building pottery (vs. potters wheel)-Slip outer coating made of colored clay and water-Polychrome many colored-Burnishing polishing pots with a smooth stone-Firing heating pots in a kiln (oven) until hard-Reduction firing smothering fire to reduce oxygen for black color (listen to sound recording 11.6.07 10 minutes in about talking about folk art starting from asking about (listen to sound recording 11....
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This note was uploaded on 09/04/2008 for the course VIS 21a taught by Professor Kimberly during the Fall '07 term at UCSD.
- Fall '07