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Published: 13 October 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822372493-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7249-3
Published: 01 October 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394679-124
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9467-9
...Word Play Isabel de los Angeles Ruano, with photos by Fotokids/Fundación de Niños Artistas Life goes on . . . Isabel de los Angeles Ruano, author of the poem below, “Word Play,” is a noted poet in her sixties who lives itinerantly on the streets of Guatemala City. The accompanying...
Published: 01 January 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822391272-040
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9127-2
... reality. In her work el ensueño de la pintura becomes embodied, physically real. But upon looking away from it the viewer realizes que la artista has suc- cessfully captured us in a lucid waking dream merely through the medium of painted images on a flat surface, blurring the boundaries between the...
Published: 01 January 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822391272-029
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9127-2
... Part Three Gallery of Images In creating artistic works, the artist’s creative process brings to the page/canvas/ wood the unconscious process of the imagination. . . . By awakening and activat- ing the imagining process in the viewer, la artista empowers us. La...
Published: 01 April 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822391906-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9190-6
..., Fonseca revealed an assumption about artistic value. While the masses of workers and artists (artistas) were to be valued, they were also held in relief against the society’s “cultured” core. In 1926, the Boletim boasted, “It is known Alliances and Limits...
Published: 17 October 2003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8524-0
..., providing us with countless music-filled evenings and wondrous adventures. These two women, with their courage for living life fully, provide me with a model for living mine: una copa mas para Evelina y Jill. Geórgia Gugliotta and Miguel Aragon— amigos queridos y artistas que conmueven con su baile...
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By Jesús Díaz
Published: 19 September 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822388210-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8821-0
... Habana: Letras Cubanas, 1979. Las cuatro fugas de Manuel [Manuel’s four escapes]. Madrid: Espasa, 2002. De la patria y el exilio [On exile and the homeland]. La Habana : Unión de Escritores y Artistas de Cuba, 1979. Dime algo sobre Cuba [Tell me something about Cuba]. Madrid: Espasa, 1998. Las...
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By Noël Valis
Published: 26 December 2002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8428-1
... original. xii the culture of cursilería Cursi: 1. Dícese de la persona que presume de fina y elegante sin serlo. 2. Aplícase a lo que, con apariencia de elegancia o riqueza, es ridículo y de mal gusto. 3. Dícese de los artistas y escritores, o de sus obras, cuando en vano...
Published: 16 November 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822388296-014
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8829-6
... action of christening my efectos mágicos: desde artistas— toilet a museum had a magical effect: pasando por amas de casas y buró- everyone from artists and home- cratas—hasta periodistas de todas makers to bureaucrats and reporters nacionalidades transitaron por mi from all over the world filed...
Published: 22 November 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822393115-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9311-5
... a television program that pairs artistas and athletes with professional dancers in a ballroom dance contest. Preta has achieved a certain notoriety. “When I launched my first CD,Preta , I decided to pose naked on the cover weighing 68 kilos. Naked—no, all you could see was part of my breasts...
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By Claudia Calirman
Published: 21 May 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394938-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9493-8
... Notes Introduction 1. Boris Fausto, A Concise History of Brazil, trans. Arthur Brakel (Cambridge: Cam- bridge University Press, 1999), 283. 2. See Marcelo Ridente, Em Busca do Povo Brasileiro: artistas da revolução, do cpc à era da tv (Rio de Janeiro: Record, 2000). 3...
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By Matthew B. Karush
Published: 14 May 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395331-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9533-1
...). 53 Radiolandia 11, no. 538 (July 9, 1938). 54 Suriano, Anarquistas, 145–73. 55 On the Artistas del Pueblo, see Frank, Los Artistas del Pueblo. The quote from Facio is cited and translated on page 172. On the Boedo group, see Leland, The...
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By Alexander Edmonds
Published: 22 November 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822393115-021
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9311-5
.... Like Clarissa, Graziele said she “loved beauty” and liked to read maga- zines, admiring the “beautiful artistas.” Like Flávia, she also has injected liquid silicone in her buttocks. Like Renata, she dreams of “entering TV” as a dancer. Like Gabriela, she likes to receive praise from men: “When I...
Published: 03 December 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385325-032
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8532-5
.... She raises the ante by playing five characters herself and appearing as the sixth at the final curtain. 5. A closer analysis of this and other projects can be found in my essay ‘‘Teresa Hernández: Artista de la acción, performera caribeña included in the book Lo mío ese otro teatro (San Juan...
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By Sujatha Fernandes
Published: 04 October 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822388227-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8822-7
..., 183, 188; artists and the, Artistas de Cuba, Cuban Writers’ and 141–42, 148–53; and foreign com- Artists’ Union), 41, 138 panies, 22, 107, 178; harassment, United States, 33, 136 128; institutions, 13–15, 86, 124, 136, University of Havana, 124 149–53; loyalty to the, 71; nation...
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By Andrea Giunta
Published: 25 June 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389699-012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8969-9
.... Cultural Affairs and Foreign Relations. Englewood Cliffs, N.J.: Prentice Hall, 1963. Anderson, Perry. “Internationalism: A Breviary.” New Left Review 14 (March– April 2002). Angel, Félix. “La presencia latinoamericana.” In El espíritu latinoamericano: Arte y artistas en los Estados Unidos...
Published: 15 August 2012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9535-5
... Artistas de Cuba (National Union of Writers and Artists in Cuba). An elite association of artists and intellectuals, based in Havana. Velvet Prison: A term coined by writer Miklós Haraszti (1987) to explain the situation of artists and intellectuals living in a socialist system. Although they...
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By Carolyn J Dean
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.1215/9780822397038-013
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9703-8
.... In Calde• ron: Actas del congreso internacional sabre Calderon y el teatro espana I de! Siglo de Oro (Madrid, 8-13 dejunio de 1981), edited by L. Garcia Lorenzo, 3 vols. 3:1651- 1672. Madrid: Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Cientificas. 1981b. Jose Caudi, un olvidado artista...
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By Esther Gabara
Published: 01 January 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389392-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8939-2
.... 29  Moriconi, “The Postmodern in Brazilian Literary Theory and Criti- cism,” 559. 30  For excellent histories and examples of how artists have employed printing and other experiments with the book, see Hellion, Libros de artista, and Drucker, The Century of Artists’ Books. 31  Norman...
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By Jerry Dávila
Published: 13 July 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822393443-012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9344-3
.... 33. Olinto, Brasileiros na çfrica, 192. 34. Ibid., 180. 35. Ibid., 189. 36. Zora Seljan, “Brazilian Artists,” Lagos This Week, 19–25 May 1963, 8. 37. “Exposi‹o de artistas brasileiros contempor‰neos,” 3 June 1963, dispatch 99, embassy in Lagos to Foreign Ministry, ahi. 38. Zora...