The Wunderkammer Collection: Map of Loss

Amalia Mesa-Bains2013

Museo Eduardo Carrillo

Museo Eduardo Carrillo
Santa Cruz, United States

For Mesa-Bains the quincentennial in 1992 marked the beginning of the age of invasion.   Using the Fowler objects she has re-contextualized their meaning , confronting the themes of memory, struggle, loss, and ultimately wonder.    sense of origin belonging in the continent from the past to now.  Part of her own family history.


  • Title: The Wunderkammer Collection: Map of Loss
  • Creator: Amalia Mesa-Bains
  • Date Created: 2013
  • Location Created: California, USA
  • Physical Dimensions: h 26, w 32 in
  • Type: Print
  • Medium: digital print

Get the app

Explore museums and play with Art Transfer, Pocket Galleries, Art Selfie, and more

Flash this QR Code to get the app
Google apps