Gridley McKim-Smith
McKim-Smith, Gridley
McKim-Smith, Gridley
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Description: The Arts in Latin America, 1492–1820
It is said that clothes express power. Images from Mexico and the Andes, called the Viceroyalties of New Spain and Peru, however, demand more sensitive description. Clothing in Latin America voiced power with many inflections, including politics, race, wealth, gender, and, especially among the Creoles, or Spaniards born in the New World, the experience of living in a diaspora. The Spaniards who...
PublisherPhiladelphia Museum of Art
PublisherYale University Press
Related print edition pages: pp.155-163