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Art Against Dictatorship - a book by Adams, Jacqueline

Art Against Dictatorship

Making and Exporting Arpilleras under Pinochet

Art Against Dictatorship( )
Author: Adams, Jacqueline
Series title:Louann Atkins Temple Women and Culture Ser.
Publication Date:Sep 2013
Publisher:University of Texas Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $60.00
Book Description:

Art can be a powerful avenue of resistance to oppressive governments. During the dictatorship of Augusto Pinochet in Chile, some of the country’s least powerful citizens—impoverished women living in Santiago’s shantytowns—spotlighted the government’s failings and use of violence by creating and selling arpilleras, appliquéd pictures in cloth that portrayed the unemployment, poverty, and repression that they endured, their work to make ends...
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Detailed Subjects: Political Science / Women In Politics
Social Science / Women's Studies
Design / Decorative Arts
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.25 x 9.26 x 0.95 Inches
Book Weight:1.434 Pounds

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