An Ofrenda for Dolores del Rio

  • Amalia Mesa-Bains, An Ofrenda for Dolores del Rio, 1984, revised 1991, mixed media installation including plywood, mirrors, fabric, framed photographs, found objects, dried flowers and glitter, Smithsonian American Art Museum, © 1991, Amalia Mesa-Bains, Museum purchase through the Smithsonian Institution Collections Acquisition Program, 1998.161

Title
An Ofrenda for Dolores del Rio
Artist
Date
1984, revised 1991
On View
Not on view.
Dimensions
96 x 72 x 48 in. (243.8 x 182.9 x 121.9 cm)
Credit Line

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Museum purchase through the Smithsonian Institution Collections Acquisition Program

Mediums Description
mixed media installation including plywood, mirrors, fabric, framed photographs, found objects, dried flowers and glitter
Classifications
Highlights
Keywords
  • Portrait female – Rio, Dolores del
  • Monument – memorial – del Rio
  • Architecture – religious – altar
Object Number
1998.161
Palette
Research Notes
Linked Open Data
Linked Open Data URI

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