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Title
Goddess Tlazolteotl
Creator
Rodriguez, Patricia, Artist
Contributor
Rodriguez, Patricia, Artist
Date Created and/or Issued
1982-05-04
1982-06-12
Publication Information
California Ethnic and Multicultural Archives, Dept of Special Collections, Donald Davidson Library, University of California, Santa Barbara, CA 93106-9010, cema@library.ucsb.edu, (805) 893-8563, URL: http://cemaweb.library.ucsb.edu/cema_index.html
Contributing Institution
UC Santa Barbara, Library, Department of Special Research Collections
Collection
Galería De La Raza archives
Rights Information
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California Ethnic and Multicultural Archives, Dept of Special Collections, Donald Davidson Library, University of California, Santa Barbara, CA 93106-9010; cema@library.ucsb.edu (805) 893-8563
Description
From Works in Progress Exhibition, curated by René Yáñez. Portable mural depicts a rendition of the Aztec goddess Tlazolteotl of childbirth, midwives, divination, and the moon. She is also known as 'the eater of filth'. Here her womb reveals abundant potential for procreation and she is seated atop the moon, one of her attributes. Medium is Politec Acrylic.
Cat.8 035
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Type
image
Form/Genre
35mm slide
Murals
Identifier
http://ark.cdlib.org/ark:/13030/hb067nb1ds
CEMA 4
Language
English
Nahuatl languages
Subject
Aztec goddesses
Aztec gods
Chicana art
Chicanas
Chicano art
Chicanos
Feminism
Fertility
Heart in art
Coatlicue (Aztec deity)
Fire in art
Mexican American art
Mexican Americans
Moon - In art
Maternity in art
Myth in art
Women
Place
San Francisco (Calif.)

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