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Las Cuatas

ID Number: 46169
Maker: Alfredo de Batuc
Technique: silkscreen
Date Made: 1984
Place Made: United States: California, East Los Angeles
Measurements: 48.2 cm x 63.7 cm; 19 in x 25 1/16 in
Main Subject: Peace
Materials: paper (fiber product)
Digitized: Y

Full Text:
Dia De Los Muertos 1981 Hollywood "las cuatas" (the twins) 28/71 debatuc 84 debatuc


Acquisition Number: 2004-245

Notes:
Based on "Las Dos Fridas", a double-self portrait painted by Frida Kahlo in 1939. (Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Two_Fridas) Also pictured are Los Angeles landmarks: the Hollywood Sign, Watts Towers and City Hall. Original 1981 image was printed at Self Help Graphics & Art (source: http://labloga.blogspot.com/2009/01/review-houston-we-have-problema.html) Los Angeles Unified School District was sued in 1981 for violating the school integration mandate. Cupids in picture are Black and "The 2 Fridas" are Black and Caucasian


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