century in Zacatecas helps us to apprehend the castas in their daily lives and to event dating from January is the occasion to literally meet many castas. A mid-eighteenth-century casta painting by Luis de Mena uniquely unites the image of the Virgin of Guadalupe and casta (mixed-race) groupings, along. Casta Painting: Images of Race in Eighteenth‐Century Mexico. By Ilona Katzew. Laura A. Lewis. James Madison University. Search for more.
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Analysis of the sociedad de castas has often been framed in terms of "race" and the changing and thus historical nature of the casta system, and especially. Colonial identities and the sociedad de castas. Stuart B. Schwartz de castas. References · Citations; Metrics; Reprints & Permissions · PDF. Some Notes On Our New Casta Painting by Miguel Cabrera | Unframed Unframed is supported in part by LACMA's Director's Circle. October
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Albinos were sometimes seen as monstrous races—anomalies that bore no resemblance to their progenitors—and were frequently collected and paraded in Europe as human curiosities.
Even the Aztec emperor Moctezuma is said to have collected albino people along with rare specimens of birds and animals in his famous zoo. From Spaniard and Mulatto Woman, Morisca 5. From Spaniard and Albino, Return-Backwards 4.
The painting illustrated above, for instance, depicts the mixture of a Spanish man and an albino woman.
The child has receded in the racial pole and is represented with dark skin. Casta painting responds to this anxiety by constructing a view of an orderly and mixed society bound by love hence the use of the familial metaphor , one that was hierarchically arranged and always featured Spaniards at the top.
As I have argued elsewhere, casta paintings are fascinating documents of the time that not only mirror but actively construct many notions of the period regarding colonial society—what emerges is a picture that is neither static nor consistent. But it is precisely this layering of meanings and the inherent tension between the textual component of casta paintings underscoring the racial and hierarchical division of society and the visual one hinting at the abundance of the land that make the genre so compelling.
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