LAND Lecture: Oct. 22

  The 2011 Elizabeth and Lewis K. Land Memorial Lecture THE MURALS OF SAN BARTOLO AND THE MYTHIC ORIGINS OF ANCIENT MAYA GODS AND KINGS By Karl A. Taube, University of California, Riverside Saturday, October 22, 2011 ~ 10 AM Koret Auditorium, de Young Museum, Golden Gate Park, San Francisco                                                                  (Free admission)    Discovered in 2001, the buried mural chamber at San Bartolo, Guatemala, constitutes one of the...

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Private Collection Tour

Private Collection Reception East Bay On Sunday, November 6th, FEA hosted a member-only event at a Berkeley Hills home. It was scheduled from 3 PM to 5 PM with drinks and hors d’oeuvres to be served. The owners began their collection of pre-Colombian ceramics in the 1950’s,  while working in Costa Rica, and it has grown slowly but steadily since.  The focus was increasingly on Veracruz/Remojadas ceramics particularly as they became available in the 1960s.  These figurative pieces blend nicely with the large scale sculpture...

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