Miracles on the border: retablos of Mexican migrants to the United States

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This vivid study, richly illustrated with forty color photographs, offers a multilayered analysis of retablos--folk images painted on tin that are offered as votives of thanks for a miracle granted or a favor bestowed--created by Mexican migrants to the United States. Durand and Massey analyze 124 contemporary retablo texts, scrutinizing the shifting subjects and themes that constitute a running record of the migrant's unique experience. The result is a vivid work of synthesis that connects the history of an art form and a people, links two very different cultures, and allows a deeper understanding of a major twentieth-century theme--the drama of transnational migration.
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Grouping Title miracles on the border retablos of mexican migrants to the united states
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subject_facet Christian art and symbolism -- Mexico -- Modern period, 1500-, Folk art -- Mexico, Painting, Mexican, Votive offerings in art -- Mexico
title_display Miracles on the border : retablos of Mexican migrants to the United States
title_full Miracles on the border : retablos of Mexican migrants to the United States / Jorge Durand & Douglas S. Massey ; with photographs by the authors
title_short Miracles on the border :
title_sub retablos of Mexican migrants to the United States
topic_facet Christian art and symbolism, Folk art, Painting, Mexican, Votive offerings in art