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  • Orientaciones : el desnudo en el arte y en la vida
    Ospina, Eduardo, 1891- 1965
    In 1947, the Colombian Jesuit Eduardo Ospina wrote a text entitled “Orientaciones: el desnudo en el arte y en la vida” for the Revista Javeriana of Bogotá. In this article, Ospina investigates the origins of the nude, going back to its [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1135758

  • Le Mexique Ancien et Moderne
    Chevalier, Michel
    In this selection from Michel Chevalier’s text Le Mexique Ancien et Moderne (1863), the author argues that France’s occupation of Spain, Mexico, and other Latin countries is in the best interest of all Catholic nations. Describing France as both [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 839365

  • An historical essay on heart imagery and expressions
    Mesa-Bains, Amalia
    Amalia Mesa-Bains’s essay proposes a historical lineage of heart imagery and the concept of “lo del corazón” [that which comes from the heart] that begins in the Mexico’s Aztec ritual of human sacrifice and culminates in public and popular [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 795630

  • O papel da arte
    Ferrari, León, 1920-
    León Ferrari writes poetically about art and religion in terms of his own artistic goals: the appropriation of the works of the old Masters, a repression of sexuality, and eroticism that is ignored by the Catholic Church [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 744302