Border Baroque: An Exhibit of Works by Maria Evangelina Soliz

 

Border Baroque: An Exhibit of Works by Maria Evangelina Soliz, March 19 – May 16, 1993

Summary: Solo show.  The gash of the Rio Grande Valley has been referred to as an open wound between México and the United States. Since the Mexican-American War of 1848, it has festered with cultural, socio-economic, and political contention. A zone of violently formed syncretisms between Anglo and Chicano, this epicenter of Tex-Mex has emerged a third country. Bounded by Monterrey on the south and San Antonio on the north the area has engendered another consciousness that is not specifically Mexican nor American. It is from the dynamic of the Texas-Mexican border that the art of María Evangelina Solíz.

Curator: René H. Arceo

Organzing Institution: Mexican Fine Arts Center Museum

Displayed at: Mexican Fine Arts Center Museum Courtyard Gallery

Friday, March 19, 1993 to Sunday, May 16, 1993