Of Gold and Grass: Nomads of Kazakhstan
Chang, Claudia and Guroff, Katharine S.
Price: 31.50 USD
Bethesda: Foundation for International Arts and Education, 2006. Glossy black boards with gold illustration and white/gold lettering; 180 pp. with 177 color catalogue photographs and additional images. A stunning catalogue of the arts of Kazakhstan over the centuries. Includes bronzes, gold, ceramics, wood carvings, jewelry, textiles, metalwork and more. Essays about the nomadic life, burial sites, traditional yurt living, arts. A wonderful study of traditional, nomadic life in Kazakhstan/Central Asia. With a helpful glossary. An excellent introduction to the indigenous life and arts of this amazing country. NF.