Last Rites: From Frida Kahlo to Teresa Margolles, Mexicanness and Visualizing the Politics of Victimhood

The Mexican Revolution of 1910-19 produced a generation of artists fascinated with the particularities of their own changing world. In the art of the period shared narratives emerged which focused audiences on the injustices of the colonial past and the marginalization felt in what was perceived to be a Eurocentric present. Orianna Baddeley, University of the Arts London.

 

Image courtesy of interviewee

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