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2 edition of Idols behind altars. found in the catalog.

Idols behind altars.

Anita Brenner

Idols behind altars.

The story of the Mexican spirit. With a new introduction by the author.

by Anita Brenner

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  • 40 Currently reading

Published by Beacon Press in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Art -- Mexico,
  • Indians of Mexico -- Religion and mythology,
  • Artists -- Mexico,
  • Mexico -- Antiquities.

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsN6550 B7 1970
    The Physical Object
    Pagination359p.
    Number of Pages359
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18649638M

    Good G : This item is in okay condition and basically works well. Could be an unopened promotional or cut item. It has a limited lifespan. Our hearts and minds must be centered on God and on others. Consequently, many precious souls are captured in Satan's prisons evil altars. Her later works were the focus of her one-woman retrospective exhibition at the National Library in Decemberwhich was advertised as "The First Revolutionary Photographic Exhibition In Mexico".

    Among these is an autobiography that she describes as "a version of my own romantic period——called 'Adventure. In she and Weston moved to Mexico City and opened a portrait studio. An autopsy showed that she died of natural causes, namely congestive heart failure. After joining the Communist Party inshe made images such as Mexican Sombrero with Hammer and Sickle, symbolizing communist ideology and marrying formal elegance with highly charged political content.

    Brenner became an important member of this cosmopolitan circle and was an important link among them. Anita's narrative in is written from the perspective of a young woman in her twenties growing and learning during a dynamic period of history. Beals helped her launch her publishing career. The differences between them point to the different aesthetics of the photographers. The Weston-Modotti images were taken to illustrate two books: the story of the Mexican Renaissance and the catalogue of Mexican art. Brenner defended Mexico's right to determine its own path without foreign intervention.


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Idols behind altars. book

Yet a number of mentions are sobering, among them the intervention of U. While she is candid in reporting flirtations and love interests, she is highly discreet in discussing the issues of her sexuality.

After the outbreak of the Spanish Civil War inModotti traveled to Spainwhere she undertook humanitarian and political work for International Red Aid in support of the Republican cause. Her familiarity with both sides of the border gave her the expertise to make Mexico known to an English-speaking public.

They both mention events documented by historians in a casual tone, if at all. His photographs of Brenner's back [24] are devoid of human interest and a study of form.

Idols behind Altars : Modern Mexican Art and Its Cultural Roots

Please review the types of cookies we use below. Her tone and the concerns she writes about change gradually through her years in Mexico, from late to September when she enrolls in Columbia University in New York. Brenner was a sympathizer, like others of Mexican avant—garde, who were sometimes Communist Party members and sometimes not.

This brand of modern idolatry takes various forms. Fair FR : This item is in okay condition. She apparently intended to make her way into Italy to join the anti-fascist resistance there.

The Weston-Modotti images were taken to illustrate two books: the story of the Mexican Renaissance and the catalogue of Mexican art. She sustained a second loss with the death of her father, which forced her to return to San Francisco later in March She arrived in Mexico City from San Antonio, Texas, in September at the age of eighteen, and within a few months had integrated into the circle of artists and intellectuals active in the postrevolutionary period of euphoric nation building.

Behind many long-standing difficulties are stronghold demons. No defects, little sign of use. Yet without batting an eyelash, Anita describes and analyzes them with a great sense of humor.

For vinyl: barely detectable crackles or pops. She mentions that the two most important men in her life at that time, Jean Charlot and my father, David Glusker, read the journals. Infollowing the collapse of the Republican movement in Spain, Modotti left Spain with Vidali and returned to Mexico under a pseudonym.

Obesity rates in the U. Art began, and continued, closely bound to religion. A twenty-year-old young woman is our source of information about the lifestyle of artists and intellectuals as well as the relationships between people who work for oil companies and government.Oct 07,  · Her book “Idols Behind Altars,” published in when she was just 24, was instrumental in publicizing the work of artists in her social/political/cultural circle, including Diego Rivera.

Buy Idols behind Altars (Economy Editions) (Dover Fine Art, History of Art) by Anita Brenner (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.5/5(1).

Free 2-day shipping. Buy Idols Behind Altars: Modern Mexican Art and Its Cultural Roots at sylvaindez.comnd: Anita Brenner. Journalist, historian, anthropologist, art critic, and creative writer, Anita Brenner (–) was one of Mexico's most discerning interpreters.

She is known for her landmark books Idols Behind Altars, Your Mexican Holiday, and The Wind That Swept Mexico. The idols of the nations are silver and gold, the work of human hands.

They have mouths, but do not speak; they have eyes, but do not see; they have ears, but do not hear, nor is there any breath in their mouths. Those who make them become like them, so do all who trust in them!

He will not look to the altars, the work of his hands, and he. Idols Behind Altars book. Read 5 reviews from the world's largest community for readers.

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Art critic, historian and journalist Anita Brenner () i /5.