Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas on July 3, 1974 · Page 12
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Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas · Page 12

Fayetteville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, July 3, 1974
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12 · Northwest Arkcmsai TIMES, Wed., July 3, 1974 · FAYITTtVILLI, ARKANSAS DENNIS THE MENACE By Ketcham Spanish Colonial AriNowOn Display SANTA FE, N.M. CAP) --| When anthropologist E. Boyd [irsl arrived in Santa Fe in 1930 From her native Philadelphia, ·lie art work we now regard as priceless relics of the Southwest's past was virtually ignored. The multitude of paintings, carvings and furniture done by native New Mexican artisans to decorate their churches were being supplanted by outside, modern art. "The priests haled it," Miss Boyd said. "They wanted to modernize and were promoting plaster statues based on modern, California designs." The influx of artists and scientists into New Mexico after World War I began to reverse that trend. Many became enthusiastic about representatives of Spanish colonial are, bought them'and restored them. Miss Boyd, who is now curator emeritus of Spanish Colonial Art at the Museum of International Folk Art in Santa Fe, scoured the countryside in the early days looking for the santos and furniture that is;'so cli a r acteristic. of Spanish c olo- nial art. We'd find the most beautiful santos stored in old chicken coops," she remembered. "Car tloads of it would be given away or sold very cheaply." Her years o f . w o r k with and research on santos will 'culminate this winter with the publication .of her one volume "general principle book on santos." Since so much Spanish colonial art, especially the santos : was done anonymously, researching the artists and their work can be an. intricately wo- ven path. ... · ... ,. ] i 'You have to start out with :he folklore, then work your way through the old .Spanish archives," Miss Boyd said. Church records from both' the 18th and 19th century ··: list how; much;money was paid to, what artists for santos and inventory records of the same time reveal what objects · were in. the churches. . . . . '-.'. "You must remember how limited the artists', materials were here," Miss Boyd, pointed out. "They had lo make every thing from scratch with- no hard wood and no.iron tools. : "So their approach was to simplify everything, Compared to what- was going on in other places at the same time the work was quite crude." Paintings had to be done on wooden slabs, as- many of the santos-are on animal hides due 1 the lack of canvas. While artists in Spain and Mexico were .doing, portraits, their contemporaries in the Southwest did only religious, work. "Their, .brush strokes were clear .and forceful," Miss. Boyd said. "So few of the santeros, artists who painted santos, ever signed' their work, but we can identify them' by style and preferred color schemes." The'Museum of International Folk Art has its .own extensive collection of santos as well as several on loan from nrivat collectors. Santos can either be images of saints painted on wooden slabs 'of carefully carved and painted statues, of saints, the Virgin or Christ.' "The artists who producec this wealth of Spanish colonial art ' were.- untaught . country ieopie," Miss Boyd.said. "During the summer ..they worked on their farms and in the winter :hey worked on santos or furniture. ... . ' x Few farm homes at the time had much furniture of any kind. It was usually limited to chests and cabinets.. What 'they had was heavy a n d crude, · geometrically simple and put together without nails. ' ; . . ' . · · - · ; Colorful hand woven .carpet ing finished ".off the, houses' flir nishings. .-· - . . ' The best way to see and ap predate this" homey art is lo see it together in the selling to which it was made, according lo Miss Boyd. ·"Period 'rooms and "galleries have Grave Damagta* ' :LONDON AP) -- Vandals. ;' have damaged the ,'monument v over Karl Marx's grave again',;' and trustees of the memorial in ligligate Cemetery estimate it vill cost more than $2,000 to repair it. . ' . ' . ' ; ;· · ' . · · . '· ; : The massive bronze bust of Marx, 10 times life sze, was unseated from its. pedestal i n ' IIighgate,".-Cemetery,'-' smashing ··; several gravestones, as - it fell,'*,' arid the .plinth supporting it was; sroken and daubed 'with 1 anarchist slogans in' orange paint';,, · Police said they believed'-' "left-wing! extremists" .were; re^.;.' sponsible. ' . «.' Andrew Rdlhslein, chairman o f r the trustees, said the bust., was not damaged, but the~. plinth would have to be r£:_ placed. L , '.?.t;'- museums been m; aim for years," sTie said. "It's, the best .way to see. the whole. picture." : torr,/axjutxn'!' 'FlRE THE SHOT HEARD 'BUNDTKBIWffiD/ Romania Trying To Develop Black Sea Coast As Beach " by NICK LUD1NGTON ·MAMAIA, Romania (AP) --' Romania is trying lo develop its':' Black Sea coast so you could take a summer stroll aloYig the 125 miles of beach from Russia .to Bulgaria without stepping on anything but a sim-oiied back. -The potential, said Henato Iliescu, spokesman of the Tourism Ministry, is for one million sunbathers, all lying on the beach,at the same time, each with a square of sand six by ten feet. Since 1958, Romania has developed resorts along the southernmost 45 miles of its coast with beds for 100,00 tourists iii hStels and villas. They are mostly packed during summer. "The. Romanian Riviera- las) year contributed' an estimated Si^O million lo the counlry's balance of payments. ·'·About 750,000 foreih tourists stayed on the Black Sea coast, h'alf from socialist countries aWi half from the West, Iliescu said. Mamaia is the northernmost of. the resorts, next to the busy port of Constanta. At the time of. the Communist (akeover 19/18, Mamaia had one 400-ued hotel, a lew private villas and a dowdy summer palace for Ro mania's royal family. rNow Mamaia, a modesi Miami Beach on a strip of. sand between Ihe TM.ea and Lake Sut- ghol, has 45 hotels with 35,000 beds. - "Further south is ' the 25,000 bgd resort of Eforie. built around a-health center offerini various form? of physica tfferapy and baths in the mud of Lake Tekirgol. Romanians claim this black goo, formed o ancient, decayed plants, is an ffective treatment for rheumatism, skin disorders and other ailments. Further south from Ihe lowly mud of Lake Tekirgol, Ihe tour- st orbils among Ihe planet-resorts of Neptune, Venus, Jupiter and Salurn, all buill since 1967 with a total of 40,000 beds. In one of tlu- modernistic top- class hotels, callsd deluxe but not up !o Western deluxe standards, a double room costs S25 with breakfast. A clean but simple double in one of the more modest hotels costs $15 a day. There are private villas with shaded gardens just back from the beach for $50 a day and up. The attractions of the Romanian coast in summer are 1 uninterrupted sun, fine sand, shallow oc.ean bathing and no sharks or pollution. : lliescu conceded that the level of services 'and recreational facilities is not yet up lo standards required, particularly by American tourists. He said oniy a disappointing 25,000 Americans visited Romania, last year. There arc no golf courses,' a tew scattered mini-golf games, tennis courts, outdoor bowling courts and pinball machines. There ;ue, small boats for rent and wale'fskiing in the lakes. Tours of a day or more are of- 'ered lo scenic and historic sites around Romania as well as side trips by air lo Moscow, Istanbul and Alhens. Pleads Innocent Larry Brandt, 20, Route 8, Fayetleville, pleaded innocent Monday in Washington circuit Court to a charge of illegal delivery of marijuana. Brandt's trial was set for Aug. 22. Crossword By Eugene Sbeffer ACROSS : IFloor . 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