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Title
Abode: Sanctuary for the Familia(r): detail of blue glass bottles
Creator
Watts, Lewis, 1946-
Howard, Mildred (American installation artist, born 1945)
Contributor
InSITE94
Date Created and/or Issued
1994
Contributing Institution
UC San Diego, Library, Special Collections and Archives
Collection
inSite Archive
Rights Information
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Description
Sculpture and Installations
San Francisco artist Mildred Howard sited her inSITE94 project in the baggage building of the Santa Fe Depot. Her installation consisted of two components, "Abode: Sanctuary for the Familia(r)/Hogar: el santuario para lo familia(r)" and "From Cotton to Coal ... the Last Train/Del algodón al carbón ... El último tren." As a continuation of her exploration of architectural forms and everyday materials that poetically call forth issues of cultural identity and memory, Howard chose to reinstall "Abode," first created for the San Jose Museum of Art. "Abode" and "From Cotton to Coal" reference Howard's own cultural history as an African-American woman --inSITE94
Special Collections & Archives, UC San Diego, La Jolla, 92093-0175 (https://lib.ucsd.edu/sca)
This image is a scan of a 35mm color slide from the InSite Archive (MSS 707, Box 309, Folder 06, Item 152)
[Title, Date]. InSite Archive. MSS 707. Special Collections & Archives, UC San Diego.
Santa Fe Depot (San Diego, Calif.)
Type
image
Format
Wood (plant material); glass (material); bottles; Roses; lighting
Form/Genre
installations (visual works)
sculpture (visual work)
Language
No linguistic content
Subject
Political art
Feminism
Color
History
Houses
African Americans
Border art
Blue (color)
Installations (visual works)
Sculpture (visual work)
Mexican-American border region
San Diego (Calif.)
InSITE94
Place
Mexican-American border region
San Diego (Calif.)

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