PAPAVER SOMNIFERUM

Bogotá: Universidad de los Andes, Facultad de Artes y Humanidades; Ediciones Uniandes; La Silueta Ediciones, 2004. b/w and color plates, cat., map., illus., bios/chrons., bibl., ind., color pict. fldg. wrps., OCLC: 61191703. Item #79933
ISBN: 9586951286;978958695128

Opium poppies in art (Papaver somniferum) and as a drug with a lengthy introductory essay where the author reflects on the historical problems on one hand how the connotations and iconography of the plant vary according to a given historical period or location. Includes writings by Herrán, as well as illustrations from three of his exhibitions. The art alludes to conditions of location, psychogical views that determine our use and perception of poppies. The publication is the result of a project carried out from 1997 to 2002 and that includes texts by psychologist Alejandro Rojas Urrego and curator Jose Ignacio Roca and with images of installation art, sculpture ("Terra Incognita") and a series of large format photographs "A ras de Tierra". ENGLISH AND SPANISH TEXT.

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