">Name: Esteban Echeverria, Argentine poet and writer
Artist: Esteban Echeverria|
Confronting Bodies: Argentine government
Date of Action: 1830s-1840s
Specific Location: Argentina
Description of Artwork: Echeverria is known for his critiques of the Argentine dictatorship ruled by Juan Manuel Rosas. His poem, "Dogma Socialista" shows concern for democracy in Argentina. In his novella, "El Matadero" (The Slaughterhouse), the noisome conditions of the slaughterhouse represent the brutality of the Rosas government.
|FileRoom Search | Table of Contents | Category Homepage | NCAC|