Re-inventing a Lost Art – Mata Ortiz Pottery

Friday, August 01, 2014

The story of Mata Ortiz pottery is one of rediscovery. Pottery was a lost art form when Juan Quezada found fragments of pre-Hispanic pots in the mountains and decided to bring the art back to life. Not only did he succeed, he incorporated his original contemporary elements into the ancient style and shared his incredible skills with the rest of the village...

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