Cuban-American Piñata
Autor:
Elizabeth Mesa-Gaido
Reg Number: 
CM2021-43
Medium / Media: 
Cardboard, papier mâché, tissue paper, ribbons, glue and purchased commodities
Object Name: 
Art installation
Category: 
Art
Approx. Object Date: 
2012 (new pieces added 2016-2017, 2019)
Dimensions: 
Measurement varies on site
Collection: 
Description: 
Suspended suitcases by U.S. visitors to assist those who have no access to necessary items. Instead of candy, a mound of personal commodities like toothpaste, razors and socks lies on the ground. Multicolor assembly.
Inscriptions and markings:
Conditions Report:
Good
Conservation details: 
Storage Location: 
Museum Storeroom
Current Location: 
Packed in cardboard boxes identified with the author's name (Storeroom right wall)
Source:  
Gift
Donor: 
Elizabeth Mesa-Gaido
Acquisition Date: 
2014
Comments: 
Received by Staff Member: 
Ileana Fuentes
Status date:: 
1/20/2021
Status: 
In Collection
Status by Staff Member: 
Events and Movements:
Mujeres al borde de una isla, Art Luna Foundation, Miami 2014
Appraisal:
$9000
Provenance:
Restrictions:
Notes:
Cataloguer:
Jesus Rosado