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Home Altars of Mexico
For over a decade, Dana Salvo has traveled throughout the central highlands and southern states of Mexico with artist Dawn Southworth and their young children, Jahna and Simone. They have visited the Purepechan Indians in Michoacan, the Chamulan and Zinacantan tribes in Chiapas, the Maya of the Yucatan peninsula, and several other isolated groups in the countryside. Welcom ...more
Paperback, 136 pages
Published September 1st 1997 by University of New Mexico Press
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I love this book! It has great, detailed pictures of real altars in real homes- not a bunch of marble and fancy stuff, but wrapping paper and water stains. The essays are insightful and to the point. Good inspiration for found art collage, shrines, symbolism projects or decorating schemes. A real gem!!