ERIC Number: EJ987760
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2011-Nov
Reference Count: N/A
Art Is the Heart
Furniss, Gillian J.
SchoolArts: The Art Education Magazine for Teachers, v111 n3 p40-41 Nov 2011
Sustainability is the capacity to endure. For humanity, sustainability is the potential for long-term maintenance of well-being and has environmental, economic, and social dimensions. In Oaxaca, Mexico, artists and artisans create everyday objects that are aesthetically pleasing, functional for daily life, and that represent the continuation of traditional regional cultures with economic and environmental benefits. In this article, the author discusses the enduring art and culture of Oaxaca, Mexico.
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Sustainability, Latin American Culture, Visual Arts, Municipalities, Artists, Museums, Tourism, Studio Art
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Mexico (Oaxaca)