A la luz: Carmela Duarte García (1866-1940)

By: Luz María Vázquez Díaz

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A LA LUZ : CARMELA DUARTE GARCÍA (1866-1940), ARTISTA YUCATECA. / Luz María Vázquez Díaz. Mérida, Yucatán, México : Universidad Autónoma de Yucatán , Ediciones de la UADY, 2018. 288 pages : includes color photos, table, bibliography ; 23 cm. ISBN : 9786078527632.
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As a historical biography, this title offers the clues that Carmela Duarte García left throughout her career as a plastic artist and unpublished writer. Here the author reconstructs aspects and moments of the artist's life, to link them to the set of ideas, beliefs and cultural representations that gave order and meaning to the social fabric of women belonging to a wealthy family at the end of the XIX century and the beginning of the XX century. The passage from the Porfiriato to the Mexican Revolution gives another focus on what the lifestyle of the enlightened female elites was like, and how Duarte managed to develop and promote her vision on topics such as family, spirituality, love for the country and criticism. social.

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