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Behind Closed Doors: Power and Privilege at Home in Spanish America
Rich Aste, Brooklyn Museum

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Behind Closed Doors: Art in the Spanish American Home 1492-1898 (Catalog)
Title: Behind Closed Doors: Art in the Spanish American Home 1492-1898
Author: Suzanne Stratton
Author: Richard Aste
Author: Mia L. Bagneris
Author: Michael A. Brown
Author: Jorge Rivas
Abstract: Published in conjunction with an exhibition organized by and held at the Brooklyn Museum, Sept. 20, 2013-Jan. 12, 2014. Also held at the Albuquerque Museum of Art and History, Feb. 16-May 18, 2014, New Orleans Museum of Art, Jun. 20-Sept. 21, 2014, and the John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art, Oct. 17, 2014-Jan. 11, 2015. "Behind Closed Doors is the first major exhibition in the United States to explore the private lives and interiors of Spain's New World elite from 1492 through the nineteenth century, focusing on the house as a principal repository of fine and decorative art. Through approximately 160 paintings, sculptures, prints, textiles, and decorative art objects, this exhibition presents for the first time American, European, and Asian luxury goods from everyday life as signifiers of the faith, wealth, taste, and socio-racial standing of their consumers. The exhibition explores themes including representations of the indigenous and Creole elite, rituals in the home, the sala de estrado (women's sitting room), the bedchamber, and social identity through material culture." --Brooklyn Museum website.
Year: 2013
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Catalog Type: Exhibition Catalog
Publisher: Monacelli Press