🎨🧶🧵 WELL BEAUTIES, SINCE EXISTS THE PAINTING ON CANVAS, ART AND TEXTILE MOUNTINGS ARE SIBLINGS.
The Museum of Latin American Art in Long Beach, California, is a great way to spend a rainy day with visiting family!
On display were arpilleras — textiles sewn by the women of MEMCh (Movement for the Emancipation of the Chilean Woman) to protest the 17-year-long fascist regime of Agosto Pinochet. The dictator seized control of Chile with the backing of United States President Nixon in 1973 and further support of later U.S. President Bush’s family. (More about the exhibition here)…
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