Clothing the New World Church: Liturgical Textiles of Spanish America, 1520-1820
Event Start Date: March 11, 2021 6:00 PM
Event End Date: March 11, 2021 7:00 PM
Book launch, Clothing the New World Church: Liturgical Textiles of Spanish America, 1520–1820
by Maya Stanfield-Mazzi
Thursday, 11 March 2021 | 6:00-7:00 pm
Join us, Thursday, March, 11 at 6 pm, for the launch of Clothing the New World Church: Liturgical Textiles of Spanish America, 1520–1820, published in February 2021 by the University of Notre Dame Press.
How to watch this event: Livestream via the UF College of the Arts YouTube channel
The book provides the first broad survey of church textiles of Spanish America and demonstrates that, while overlooked, textiles were a vital part of visual culture in the Catholic Church. Presentation by author Maya Stanfield-Mazzi, Associate Professor of Art History at the University of Florida. She is also the author of Object and Apparition: Envisioning the Christian Divine in the Colonial Andes (University of Arizona Press, 2013).
Discussion with Rosario I. Granados, the Marilynn Thoma Associate Curator of Art of the Spanish Americas at the Blanton Museum of Art, the University of Texas at Austin. Her exhibition Painted Cloth: Ritual and Fashion in Colonial Latin America will open in late summer of 2022 at the Blanton.
For more information on the book, please click here.