Fabric smeared with mud from murder sites in Northern Mexico, from "What Else Could We Talk About?" by Teresa Margolles,  Venice Biennale 2009 © the weed one | Flickr
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Art, Homicide, and the Anonymous Dead in Latin America

On the Teresa Margolles exhibit at the Neuberger Museum of Art in Purchase, NY

From July through October, the Nueberger Museum of Art featured these pieces, conceived by Mexican artist Teresa Margolles and executed by six groups of curators and embroiderers. Entitled “We Have a Common Thread,” these fabrics present a complex statement about violence in the Americas. Latin America is the region of the world with the highest murder …

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