25 septembre 2009

'Moctezuma: Aztec Ruler' @ British Museum

I Turquoise mosaic of a double-headed serpent. Mexica/Mixtec, 15th–16th century AD. From Mexico © The Trustees of the British Museum LONDON.- Completing its series of exhibitions exploring power and empire, the British Museum focuses on the last elected Aztec Emperor, Moctezuma II. Moctezuma: Aztec Ruler is the first exhibition to examine the semi-mythical status of Moctezuma and his legacy today. Loans of iconic material from Mexico and Europe will be displayed, most for the first time in this country. The exhibition... [Lire la suite]
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24 juillet 2009

'The Aztec Pantheon and the Art of Empire' @ The J. Paul Getty Museum from March 25 through July 5, 2010

Unknown, Eagle, 100-300 A.D. Roman, Bronze. Object: H: 104.2 X W: 78.7 X D: 76.2 cm. 72.AB.151. The J. Paul Getty Museum, Villa Collection, Malibu, California LOS ANGELES, CA.- The J. Paul Getty Museum announces The Aztec Pantheon and the Art of Empire, an exhibition showcasing masterworks of Aztec sculpture—among them recent archaeological discoveries—which will be juxtaposed with 16th- to 18th-century illustrations that reflect European interpretations of Aztec culture. The Aztec Pantheon and the Art of Empire, on view at the... [Lire la suite]
08 avril 2009

'Moctezuma II. Moctezuma: Aztec Ruler' @ British Museum

Uniquely, the exhibition will present a biographical narrative of Moctezuma II and reveal the dual nature of his reputation LONDON.- Completing its series of exhibitions exploring power and empire, the British Museum focuses on the last elected Aztec Emperor, Moctezuma II. Moctezuma: Aztec Ruler is the first exhibition to examine the semi-mythical status of Moctezuma and his legacy today. Loans of iconic material from Mexico and Europe" will be displayed, most for the first time in this country. The exhibition anticipates... [Lire la suite]
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