Hardcover Book: Miracle of Mata Ortiz: Juan Quezada and the Potters of Northern Chihuahua
By Walter P. Parks
A remarkable ceramic arts tradition took root in a remote village, high on the plains of northern Chihuahua. The Miracle of Mata Ortiz tells the story of this phenomenon and of the potter, Juan Quezada, who began it all, inspired only by prehistoric shards. This book showcases Juan Quezada's entire career from the 1970s to the present. Today, Mata Ortiz pottery is recognized as a world-class fine art.
The story, the technical information, and the Appendix describing 260 Mata Ortiz potters will be of interest to the student, collector, and historian as well as the casual reader.
Hardcover copy with 200 full color photographs - makes a great gift!