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6 edition of Mexican devotional retablos found in the catalog.

Mexican devotional retablos

Mexican devotional retablos

from the Peters Collection

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Published by Saint Joseph"s University Press in Philadelphia, Pa .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Painting, Mexican,
  • Votive offerings -- Mexico

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Joseph F. Chorpenning.
    ContributionsChorpenning, Joseph F., Peters, Joseph., Peters, Ruth.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 181 p. :
    Number of Pages181
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19063087M
    ISBN 100916101193, 0916101207
    LC Control Number94065556
    OCLC/WorldCa32294642

      “Stand on the hyphen,” Octavio Solis says to me in our interview. “Complicate the border.” The son of immigrant parents, Solis grew up in El Paso, TX. He watched migrants cross over the Río Grande in the light of day and under the cover of night. Within a century, retablos evolved into small, personal sacred paintings, reflecting humankind’s age-old desire to communicate directly with the Divine. According to Gloria Fraser Giffords in Mexican Folk Retablos, early ones, executed on canvas or copper, usually featured refined images worked by academically trained ions of the Virgin Mary, God the Father, Christ, the.

    Octavio Solis’s Memoir ‘Retablos’ Offers a Vision of El Paso’s Border Beyond the News Told through vignettes, ’Retablos,’ a memoir by playwright Octavio Solis, depicts the myths and. - Explore lelehernandez77's board "Retablos", followed by people on Pinterest. See more ideas about Mexican folk art, Folk art and Folk pins.

    - Explore ritz_'s board "New Mexican Retablos/Bultos", followed by people on Pinterest. See more ideas about Colonial art, Religious art and Sacred art pins. Retablos, City Lights Books (press) "In a lyrical memoir that is as much storytelling as it is autobiography, Solis shares his experiences growing up as a brown person on the US/Mexico border in El Paso in a series of tightly-written essays he calls *retablos,* a reference to the devotional paintings that depict a dire event which one has survived.


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The book contains a wealth of information about Mexican retablos and more than 40 color plates of retablos of exceptional quality, many never before published, with a detailed description of each retablo. Highly recommended for any enthusiast or collector of Mexican devotional art.5/5(1).

Mexican Devotional Retablos: From the Peters Collection at Saint Joseph's University, Philadelphia by Hamilton, Nancy; Wilson, Christopher C.; Chorpenning, Joseph published by Saint Joseph's University Press Paperback [--N/A--] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.5/5(1).

Retablos were intended for use as devotional objects by ordinary people in the privacy of their homes. Since the publication of Gloria Fraser Giffords' pioneering study Mexican Folk Retablos inthere has been a burgeoning interest in retablos.

Mexican Devotional Retablos by Nancy Hamilton,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Mexican Devotional Retablos: Nancy Hamilton: We use cookies to give you the best possible experience.4/5(1). Mexican Devotional Retablos from the Peters Collection (Philadelphia: Saint Joseph's University Press.

x, $ hardbound, $ paperback.) This is a valuable addition to the growing body of literature on Mexican retablo art. Mexican Devotional Retablos: From the Peters Collection at Saint Joseph's University, Philadelphia: Joseph F.

Chorpenning: Books - 5/5(1). The tin retablo, or sacred painting on tin, combines Mexican and European influences to create a vital and unique art form that flourished in Mexico during the second half of the 19th century and the early 20th century, years of political turmoil that saw some religious practice moved from the church to /5(5).

This book isn't large, but it's full of the incredible beauty of Mexican folk art with 82 color illustrations. It's well written, very detailed, and in three sections.

Part 1, "The Mexican Folk Retablos": The origins of these small religious oil paintings, usually on tin, are described, as well as terminology, materials, the artists (mostly unknown), and much more/5(11).

I wish I had time to formally write something but, in the meantime, I just wanted to say how I much I enjoyed reading Octavio Solis's memoir, "Retablos: Stories from a Life Lived Along the Border." The book is a perfect companion to Norma Elia Cantú's landmark "Canicula."/5.

Mexican Devotional and Colonial Art CU Mexican and New Mexican vintage devotional art, a New Mexican tin retablo painted with the images of St. Joseph and the Child Jesus, New Mexico, c.

The figures of St. Joseph and the Child are beautifully painted and very loving and serene. Retablos. Octavio Solis's memoir about growing up at the U.S./Mexico border.

Recommended three times by the NY Times, and called one of the best books of the year by Buzzfeed. What it's about: In Mexican folk art, a retablo is a devotional painting featuring images painted on repurposed metal and typically laden with Catholic iconography.

In Retablos, American playwright and director Octavio Solis examines his Mexican heritage, personal traumas and rites of passage and what it truly means to grow up brown living at the U.S./Mexico border."—Brand: City Lights Books.

A retablo is a devotional painting, especially a small popular or folk art one using iconography derived from traditional Catholic church art. More generally retablo is also the Spanish term for a retable or reredos above an altar, whether a large altarpiece painting or an elaborate wooden structure with sculptures.

Typically this includes painting, sculpture or a combination of the two, and an elaborate. The Peters Collection: two perspectives by the collectors / Joseph P.

Peters, Ruth Prentiss Peters --Mexican devotional paintings on tin: technical and stylistic aspects --Art and the missionary church in the New World: the legacy of evangelization in Mexican devotional retablos / Christopher C.

Wilson --The iconography of St. Joseph in. A presentation of devotional art containing some color reproductions of santos, milagros, retablos, and ex-votos from the 18th to the midth century, with accompanying essays by Gloria Fraser Giffords, Philip Wrench, Roberto G.

Cruz Floriano, Janet Brady Esser, Martha J. Egan, and Joanna Stuhr. Full version Retablos: Stories from a Life Lived Along the Border Complete. EllenaFonseca Follow. 9 months ago | 2 views. Read Books Mexican Devotional Retablos: From the Peters Collection at Saint Joseph's University.

Delinda Read A Century of Retablos: The Dennis & Janis Lyon Collection of New Mexican Santos - Explore darlenedinardo's board "Retablos", followed by people on Pinterest.

See more ideas about Mexican folk art, Mexican art and Folk art pins. More than beautiful color photographs and a descriptive text depict 18th to midth century Mexican devotional art including danced masks, devils and angels, santos, milagritos, retablos, and ex-votos.

These religious items were used in ceremonies both at home and church, and include wood carvings, as well as clay, stone, metal, and paper items. Retablos to Milagros; Spanish Colonial Devotional Art, Past and Present has members. This group was established as a forum for sharing and discussing.

Douglas Massey has contributed images of Mexican retablos to the Artstor Digital Library. In partnership with Jorge Durand, Massey co-authored Miracles on the Border: Retablos of Mexican Migrants to the United States (University of Arizona Press, ), in which they examined retablos as sources of data for the migrationwho provided the photographs for the book, has.

Art and faith in Mexico: the nineteenth-century retablo tradition User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict. The tin retablo, or sacred painting on tin, combines Mexican and European influences to create a vital and unique art form that flourished in Mexico during .Spanish Colonial Art, Mexican Antiques, Santos, Retablos, Mexican Folk, Talavera Pottery, Exvotos, Guatemalan Masks and more.

These are just a few of the things you will discover at. A self-described 'anchor baby,' Solis shares his memories as a brown person on the border with a keen eye and an agile way with words, endowing these snapshots from his childhood in El Paso with the visceral gut punch of Mexican retablos, devotional paintings in 4/4(6).