Violeta Parra: empathic and brutally sensitive. She felt people's weaknesses and translated them into art. She spoke out life injustices with amazing tenacity by mixing her cultural heritage and vanguard techniques. Simply unique.

Violeta Parra: empathic and brutally sensitive. She felt people's weaknesses and translated them into art. She spoke out life injustices with amazing tenacity by mixing her cultural heritage and vanguard techniques.

Y así como todo cambia, que yo cambie no es extraño. Violeta Parra

Y así como todo cambia, que yo cambie no es extraño. Violeta Parra

La cueca.  1962.  119,5 x 94,5cm  Lino y bordados en lanigrafía.  Fundación Violeta Parra

La cueca. 1962. 119,5 x 94,5cm Lino y bordados en lanigrafía. Fundación Violeta Parra

'Árbol de la vida' (1963) by Chilean artist Violeta Parra (1917-1967). Embroidery on jute, 135 x 97,5 cm. via Fundación Violeta Parra    Fundación Violeta Parra.

arsvitaest: “ Violeta Parra, Árbol de la Vida (Tree of Life), 1963 dyed burlap embroidered with wool yarn ”

Hombre con Guitarra.  1960  134 x 89 cm.   Yute bordado con lanigrafía.  Fundación Violeta Parra

More than 40 years after taking her own life, beloved Chilean musician and visual artist Violeta Parra still influences the arts.

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