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Tejido de los Desaparecidos (Weaving of the Disappeared)

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Tejido de los Desaparecidos (Weaving of the Disappeared)

1984
20th Century
15 1/2 x 21 1/8 in. (39 x 54 cm)

Ester Hernandez, American, b. 1944

Object Type: PRINTS
Creation Place: North America
Medium and Support: Screenprint
Credit Line: Purchased with funds provided by the Art Angels
Accession Number: 17-G-5000
See the interpretive label written by Luisa Ossa, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Spanish, Department of Global Languages, Literatures, and Perspectives, for the exhibition Teaching and Learning in the Art Museum: La Salle University Faculty Selections in the online exhibition HERE.


This print incorporates a recontextualized rebozo (shawl) created after a visit to Guatemala during the 1980’s civil war. It tells the story of the massacres and hope for justice and spiritual reconciliation with those forcibly disappeared.

-Dr. Amalia Mesa Baines, catalog, The Art of Provocation: Ester Hernandez, Gorman Museum, Native American Studies, UC Davis.
Current Location: Storage : Works on Paper : Drawers : D25

Exhibitions


- Teaching and Learning in the Art Museum: La Salle University Faculty Selections, La Salle University Art Museum, September 10 - December 14, 2018.
See the online exhibition HERE: http://digitalcommons.lasalle.edu/faculty_selections_2018/.

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