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Art Against Dictatorship

Making and Exporting Arpilleras under Pinochet

Art Against Dictatorship( )
Author: Adams, Jacqueline
Series title:Louann Atkins Temple Women & Culture Ser.
ISBN:978-0-292-74382-3
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, appliqu#65533;d pictures in cloth that portrayed the unemployment, poverty, and repression that they endured, their work to make ends meet, and their varied forms of...
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Pages:311
Detailed Subjects: Design / Decorative Arts
Social Science / Women's Studies
Political Science / Women In Politics
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 x 1 Inches
Book Weight:1.434 Pounds

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