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Uniform Title Ofrenda (Texas A & M University Press)
Title Ofrenda : Liliana Wilson's art of dissidence and dreams / Norma E. Cantu, editor
Edition First edition
Published College Station : Texas A & M University Press, 2014
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Description 1 online resource
Series Joe and Betty Moore Texas art series ; number seventeen
Joe and Betty Moore Texas art series ; no. 17
Contents Finding nepantla: Liliana Wilson, artivist / Norma E. Cantu -- Ofrenda / Antonia Castaneda and Liliana Wilson -- Bearing witness: their eyes anticipate the healing / Gloria E. Anzaldua -- Las imagenes de Liliana Wilson / Marjorie Agosin, translated by Monica Bruno Galmozzi -- Liliana Wilson: learning to live finally / Kay Turner -- "Ella tiene su tono": conocimiento and mestiza consciousness in Liliana Wilson's art / Alicia Gaspar de Alba -- Exiled creativity and immigrant aesthetics: the politically transformative work of Liliana Wilson / Guisela Latorre -- The inviolate erotic in the paintings of Liliana Wilson / Laura E. Perez -- A Chilean painter in the city of ideas: Liliana Wilson, memory recorder and dream shaper / George Vargas -- Liliana Wilson: shards of the past in her oeuvre / Patricia Ruiz-Healy -- Tango al que sopla la hoja / Lourdes Perez -- The artwork
Summary Liliana Wilson's art of resistance and protest, dissidence and dreams, consistently calls attention to injustice. Wilson belongs to a group of Chilean artists who were intimately shaped by the political turmoil and repression in Chile in the 1970s and 1980s and who have become self-exiled artists working outside of Chile but who are still tied to the political period and to its issues and concerns. From a working class family that struggled financially, Wilson nonetheless was able to study law, which facilitated her successful immigration to the United States in 1977. She moved to Texas and in
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Some articles in Spanish with English translation
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Subject Wilson, Liliana, 1953-
Wilson, Liliana, 1953- -- Themes, motives.
Art -- Political aspects -- United States.
Chilean American women -- Texas -- Austin.
Painting, American -- Texas -- 20th century.
Painting, American -- Texas -- 21st century.
Women artists -- Texas -- Austin.
Chile -- History -- Coup d'état, 1973 -- Art and the coup d'état
Genre/Form Art.
Form Electronic book
Author Cantú, Norma E., 1947- Finding nepantla
Cantú, Norma E., 1947- editor
Wilson, Liliana, 1953-
ISBN 162349222X (electronic bk.)
9781623492229 (electronic bk.)