El mosaico artístico : expresión de opulencia en un sector de la cultura puertorriqueña de San Juan, Puerto Rico, 1920 al 1940 (Book, 2014) [WorldCat.org]
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El mosaico artístico : expresión de opulencia en un sector de la cultura puertorriqueña de San Juan, Puerto Rico, 1920 al 1940

Author: Héctor R López Figueroa
Publisher: 2014.
Dissertation: Ph. D. Universidad Interamericana de Puerto Rico (Recinto Metropolitano), Programa Graduado de Historia de América 2014
Edition/Format:   Thesis/dissertation : Thesis/dissertation : Manuscript   Archival Material : Spanish
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El mosaico artístico o mosaico en cristal, clasificado así por su cualidad artesanal de la cultura puertorriqueña de San Juan, Puerto Rico plasmó sus actitudes y gustos ostentosos durante las décadas de 1920 al 1940. El propósito principal del presente estudio fue analizar los valores culturales de un sector social de la cultura puertorriqueña haciendo uso de la imagen del mosaico en cristal encontrado en las  Read more...
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Genre/Form: masters theses
doctoral dissertations
theses
dissertations
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Named Person: Peter Burke; Erwin Panofsky; Erwin Panofsky; Peter Burke
Material Type: Thesis/dissertation, Manuscript
Document Type: Book, Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: Héctor R López Figueroa
OCLC Number: 952344687
Notes: "Octubre 2014."
Includes abstract.
Description: ix, 379 leaves : illustrations ; 28 cm
Responsibility: Héctor R. López Figueroa.

Abstract:

El mosaico artístico o mosaico en cristal, clasificado así por su cualidad artesanal de la cultura puertorriqueña de San Juan, Puerto Rico plasmó sus actitudes y gustos ostentosos durante las décadas de 1920 al 1940. El propósito principal del presente estudio fue analizar los valores culturales de un sector social de la cultura puertorriqueña haciendo uso de la imagen del mosaico en cristal encontrado en las fachadas de residencias privadas ubicadas en los sectores y barrios capitalinos. Está investigación utiliza como referencia o marco teórico la corriente historiográfica conocida como, Historia Cultural del historiador británico, Peter Burke y el crítico de arte alemán, Erwin Panofsky.

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The main resources for the study of mosaics in Puerto Rico

by Stephanie_B787 (WorldCat user published 2022-05-05) Excellent Permalink

This thesis exposes the history of mosaics in the island of Puerto Rico. A subject rarely treated in academia due to the lack of resources, Hector managed to collect and amase an important number of images creating an inventory vital for the understanding of the development of this art in Puerto Rico....
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A fascinating revitionist history work

by Yavo14 (WorldCat user published 2022-05-10) Excellent Permalink

An outstanding contribution to the crafting of a revisionist modern history of Puerto Rico through a systematic study of mosaic art in San Juan, P.R. Relying on still-preseved mosaic art in San Juan as historical documents, Dr. Lopez captures a holistic historical reality of a 1920-1940`s Puerto Rico...
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Great resource on architecture & mosaics in Puerto Rico

by ajp8969 (WorldCat user published 2022-05-11) Excellent Permalink

This research has served as an excellent resource for the students I have taught and the pieces I have written on Puerto Rico. El Mosaico was particularly useful in a course I co-taught this semester on design for decolonization and sovereignty in Puerto Rico While most of Dr. López's focus...
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