Thursday, June 27, 2019

Miracles on the Border: Retablos of Mexican Migrants to the United States

The mid-20th century retablos in Miracles on the Border: Retablos of Mexican Migrants to the United States tell stories of people crossing the border; the small paintings are their gifts of gratitude.

Retablo of Unknown Votary (1954), oil on metal. Massey-Fiske Collection
(images courtesy of the Princeton University Museum of Art)


Retablo of Juan Jose Sánches (ca.1990), oil on metal.Arias-Durand Collection
Miracles on the Border: Retablos of Mexican Migrants to the United States continues at Princeton University Art Museum (Elm Drive, Princeton, New Jersey) through July 7.
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