Eclipse de siete lunas: mujeres muralistas en México examines the participation of twenty-four women artists in the production of murals in Mexico between 1920 and 1980. Through archival research, site visits to mural projects, and interviews, Dina Comisarenco Mirkin recovers and examines a significant range of creative works, mainly projects that, as she puts it, have fallen into the realm of “silenced histories.” The title of the book—evoking that which is temporarily hidden or covered—sets the tone. It is borrowed from the title of a poem by Aurora Reyes Flores, the first Mexican woman to paint a mural in the country in 1936—a powerful and unrelenting image of a violent assault...

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