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Aztec Life & Art

by Abraham Ritchie
        There's about a month left to catch the Field Museum's exhibit "the Aztec World" which features almost 300 artifacts and is the exclusive venue for this exhibition.This exhibition is hosted by what is essentially Chicago’s natural history museum (with significant loans of work from Mexican museums), yet the exhibition itself is, and claims to be, “blending art history and anthropological study of Aztec society.”  The result is that artistically significant objects are sensitively installed with plenty of space for the object and the viewer.  A host of information accompanies everyth... [more]
Posted by Abraham Ritchie on 3/16/09