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Unformatted text preview: Mezo american Head from venta.and two pyramids of sun and moon- when you think about mezzo American art what do you consider o how do these monuments express and create power o destratisfied society o how is the olmec head about power? Its huge Somebody can organize the man power to make this huge vessel What it take to maneuver Be careful with expressions because they need to be read as the society sees them that they came from The featuresthe question of whether or not these are individual featuresmany heads and they are all different Appear to be slightly stylized so dont get the sense that it is naturalistic. Looking at something alogn the lights of portraiture How were they displayed? Facing a courtyardthey are part of what is going on .people who are part of rituals in courtyard would have a sense of presence of these heads The pyramids- Human and natural or divine powerthe pyramids are suppose to mimic forms of nature- These forms associate themselves with the power of natural forms- Bear in mind size of monuments and layout of cityalong avenue of dead which...
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course ARH 302 taught by Professor Dontremember during the Spring '07 term at University of Texas at Austin.
- Spring '07