The Art, Politics, and Craft of Piñatas

We’re familiar with piñatas– the bright and colorful sculptures made from paper used in celebrations. However, piñatas can now be used to tackle different world issues today. Take, for example, Giovanni Valderas’ work. The artist uses colorful sad-face piñatas in order to comment on the gentrification and the displacement of Latinx communities. 

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Hyperallergic dives deep into the craft and politics behind the bright artform. Read their full piece here. 

Image credit: Samanta Helou Hernandez

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