Alfonso Muñoz – #BoricuaPride … “I come from a matriarchal family on both sides, so women were the bosses,” Muñoz said. “It’s always been strong women around me in my life and it’s time they have a seat at the top table.”
Susanne Ramirez de Arellano (BeLatina) writes about artist Alfonso Muñoz.
Puerto Rican artist Alfonso Muñoz understandswomen. It hits you when you see his multidisciplinary work. He speaks to the feminine with color and shape, acknowledging who we are and our rightful place in the world. We are present with big teeth, plump hands, Amazonian crowns, and star-strewn Spanish colonial dresses worn by erect figures standing on strong thighs. He celebrates our pain and “agallas” — our guts — and portrays us as infantas, as chambermaids, middle-aged Barbies in highfashion, and queens — always regal, never submissive.
The French-Cuban-American diaristAnais Ninonce said that she chooses a man who “compels my strength, who makes enormous demands on me, who does not doubt my courage or my toughness, who does not believe me naïve or innocent, who has the courage to treat me like a…
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