The Potosi Principle

The Potosi Principle : How Can We Sing the Song of the Lord in an Alien Land?

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Potosi is a Bolivian mining town, whose splendor in the sixteenth century eclipsed that of London or Paris. The silver extracted there was instrumental in the development of early European capitalism, and spawned the production of an "Andean Baroque" style of painting. Here, contemporary artists respond to its legacy.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 300 pages
  • 225 x 290 x 28mm | 1,184g
  • Buchhandlung Walther Konig GmbH & Co. KG. Abt. Verlag
  • Cologne, Germany
  • English
  • 130 colour illustrations
  • 3865609260
  • 9783865609267
  • 2,704,657