A lavish, oversized potpourri of sculpture, paintings, prints, masks and objects -- not all of them directly related to sun...

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SKY GODS: The Sun and Moon in Art and Myth

A lavish, oversized potpourri of sculpture, paintings, prints, masks and objects -- not all of them directly related to sun or moon motifs -- from various primitive, ancient and exotic (Far Eastern) cultures. The accompanying text consists of a few myth retellings and paragraph-long captions to the photos -- occasionally indulging in such touristy half-truths as ""The Japanese believe that devils and ghosts exist in neon-lighted Tokyo as well as in the wooded countryside."" Strictly for browsing.

Pub Date: Nov. 15, 1974

ISBN: N/A

Page Count: 86

Publisher: Universe Books

Review Posted Online: N/A

Kirkus Reviews Issue: Nov. 1, 1974