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Mythical Figures & Mucawas: Ceramics From The Ecuadorian Amazon, Joe Molinaro, Richard Burkett Dec 2013

Mythical Figures & Mucawas: Ceramics From The Ecuadorian Amazon, Joe Molinaro, Richard Burkett

Joe Molinaro

Pottery in the Ecuadorian Amazon Basin is rapidly disappearing as plastic and aluminum containers replace the traditional pottery. Mythical Figures focuses on three of the best indigenous potters from the Kichwa culture: women who both make traditional pottery vessels such as the intricately decorated chicha drinking bowl called a mucawa, and who also create fascinating figurative work that comes from Kichwa mythology and their imaginations. The book contains photographic portfolios of mucawas and also figurative work made from clay, along with a wealth of images of pottery making and other cultural and environmental images. The authors have worked together for ...


A Pottery Tour Of Kentucky, Joe Molinaro Dec 1999

A Pottery Tour Of Kentucky, Joe Molinaro

Joe Molinaro

A book presenting potters located throughout Kentucky, including examples of their work, biographies, location, and studio/gallery hours. A narrative description of the various works presented along with each potter located in a geographic region within the state of Kentucky.