Stairway of the Ancients: Stairs above mid-level with girl reading, Virgin of Guadalupe, Bassett, Porky
"Stairway of the Ancients" is a complex stairway, probably built in the 1920s, leading up to the Casa de la Cultura. It is in disrepair with parts that are eroded or broken. To try to keep within this context, the figurines that MacConnel has cast, purchased from street vendors, are irregular, broken and "antiqued." The "Ancients" are funny, sad, prideful, odd remnants of tourist art.
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This image is a scan of a 35mm color slide from the InSite Archive (MSS 707, Box 310, Folder 02, Item 215)
La Escalinata, Tijuana (Baja California, Mexico)
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64 concrete figures; mortar (filler); paint
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Sculpture and Installations
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[Title, Date]. InSite Archive. MSS 707. Special Collections & Archives, UC San Diego.
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