Women in Mexican Folk Art: Of Promises, Betrayals, Monsters and Celebrities

Women in Mexican Folk Art: Of Promises, Betrayals, Monsters and Celebrities

By: Eli Bartra (author)Paperback

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Description

The aim of this book is to engender Mexican folk art and locate women at its centre by studying the processes of creation, distribution, and consumption, as well as examining iconographic aspects, and elements of class and ethnicity, from the perspective of gender.

About Author

Eli Bartra is a philosopher and forerunner in research on women and folk art in different parts of the world but particularly Mexico. She co-founded the Women, Identity and Power area of the Department of Politics and Culture of the Autonomous Metropolitan University Xochimilco in Mexico City.

Contents

Folk Art and some of its Myths Women and Votive Paintings Judas was not a Woman, but - Fantastic Arts: Alebrijes and Ocumichos Monsters of a Thousand Colors Laughing Little Devils 'High' Art in Ocumicho Frida Kahlo on a Visit to Ocotlan: 'The Painting's One Thing, the Clay's Another' The Paintings on the Sarapes of Teotitlan From Humble Rag Dolls to Zapatistas Embroiderers of Miracles

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780708323649
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 256
  • ID: 9780708323649
  • weight: 249
  • ISBN10: 0708323642

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