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Mexico

Louise Noelle, Carlos Chanfón Olmos, Rogelio Ruiz Gomar, Fausto Ramírez, Karen Cordero, John Mraz, Leonor Cortina de Pintado, Christopher Hartop, Carlotta Mapelli Mozzi, Teresa del Conde, Agustín Arteaga, Enrique Franco Calvo and Aurelio de los Reyes

in Grove Art Online

Volume Grove Art Online, issue Published in print August 1996 |
Published online January 1998 | e-ISBN: 9781884446054

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North American country. Situated at the southern tip of the continent between the Gulf of Mexico and the Pacific Ocean, it is bordered by the USA to the north and Guatemala and Belize to the south-east. It is the third largest country in Latin America (area c. 1,972,500 sq. km) and is shaped somewhat like a funnel, wide along the USA border and narrowing towards the south-east (see fig.); the Isthmus of Tehuantepec,

Keywords: Introduction; Indigenous culture; Architecture; Painting, graphic arts and sculpture; Photography; Interior decoration and furniture; Ceramics and glass; Gold, silver and jewellery; Textiles; Patronage, collecting and dealing; Museums; Art education; Art libraries and photographic collections

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Subjects: Art

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