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El Arte Tradicional del Nacimiento - The Traditional Art of the Nativity Scene - Artes de México


The Traditional Art of the Nativity Scene. Made of wood, pottery, flowers, basketry, glass, wax or tinplate, Mexican nativity scenes attest to the creativity of Mexican artisans and of those individuals who set up crèches in their homes every year. This publication reveals some of the facets of this tradition in our country, in which we can discover diversity, harmony and beauty.

Written by: Hugo Hiriart, Bárbara Jacobs, Miguel León-Portilla, Elena Poniatowska, Graciela Romandía, Beatriz Scharrer, Rafael Vargas. Coord.: Celia Chávez de García Terrés.

Bilingual edition (Spanish and English).