- 2017 INDIES Finalist
- Finalist, Art (Adult Nonfiction)
This volume accompanies a major international loan exhibition featuring more than 300 works of art, many rarely or never before seen in the United States. It traces the development of luxury arts in the Americas from antiquity until the arrival of Europeans in the early 16th-century. Presenting spectacular works from recent excavations this exhibition focuses on specific places and times where artistic exchange, rivalry, and creativity led to the production of great works of art.