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21st Century Retablo/Retablo del Siglo XXI
Acrylic on canvass, 20'x 6', 1993. By Carlos Arrien

A Retablo, or tableau of colonial Hispanic America instructed the viewer on the teachings of the faith. They also reflected the society which gave them birth. This Retablo is of our time.

Los retablos coloniales instruían a los fieles en la doctrina religiosa y al mismo tiempo no podian sino reflejar la sociedad que les dió origen. Este es un retablo de nuestros tiempos.


Work on display in main display window
at the Martin Luther King Library
9th & G Streets, NW, Washington, D.C.
untill November 30, 1999

Images Copyright Carlos Arrien

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