Bogotá: Banco de la República / Museo de Oro, 2010. First edition. Paperback. 191; 126p., color photo plates, illus., bibl., wrps, 4to (bound dos-a-dos). New. Item #143710
Two expositions that explore the tradition of body modification in Colonial and Indigenous Colombia. The first puts on display a variety of religious sculptures, paintings and depictions of the mutilated or exposed body. The second deals primarily with body painting and tatoo art among several indigenous groups in the country. Profusely photographed and illustrated.