Jaishri Abichandani
Rights of Passage: Columba Bush

Acquired by the Burger Collection
2009


Portrait of Columba Bush, (Mexican wife of Jeb Bush and sister -in-law of George W Bush) wearing the body of Indiana Jones. She is depicted escaping from a field of pink crosses (referring to those in the Mexican city of Juarez ) and warriors in traditional garb as an analogy to the economic freedom and escape from traditional patriarchy experience by immigrant women by taking on norms of dominant cultures. These gains are often offset by numerous other disadvantages.
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