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Violent States and Existential-Therapeutic Work in Mexican Ex-Voto Painting

Martin, WM (2018) 'Violent States and Existential-Therapeutic Work in Mexican Ex-Voto Painting.' In: Adlam, J and Kluttig, T and Lee, B, (eds.) Violent States and Creative States: From the Global to the Individual. Jessica Kingsley. ISBN 978-1785920479

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This paper undertakes an analysis of the distinctive forms of self-consciousness, self-representation and existential-therapeutic work characteristic of the ex-voto paintings in Mexican folk art, and examines the appropriation thereof in Kahlo's Self-Portrait with Cropped Hair.

Item Type: Book Section
Uncontrolled Keywords: ex voto painting, Kahlo, Frida, self-consciousness, self-portraiture
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > B Philosophy (General)
Divisions: Faculty of Humanities > Philosophy and Art History, School of
Depositing User: Elements
Date Deposited: 04 Apr 2019 12:35
Last Modified: 03 May 2019 01:00

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