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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Book Review| January 01 2019
Book Review: Eclipse De Siete Lunas by Dina Comisarenco Mirkin
Eclipse de siete lunas: Mujeres muralistas en México, by Dina Comisarenco Mirkin.
Artes de México,
263pp., $650 (paper), ISBN 9786074612431. Reviewed by Terri Geis.
Latin American and Latinx Visual Culture (2019) 1 (1): 137–138.
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Terri Geis; Book Review: Eclipse De Siete Lunas by Dina Comisarenco Mirkin. Latin American and Latinx Visual Culture 1 January 2019; 1 (1): 137–138. doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/lavc.2019.000012
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