Tag: J. Alberto Mariñas

Del libro Las tanguistas Ilustraciones de Pico (pseudo) 1920s (?)

Ray Batchelor writes: “From Spanish website http://www.esto.es/tango/espanol/Ellas.htm  text by J. Alberto Mariñas. This, with other images from J. Alberto Marinas’ website is a further example of women shown dancing together – and perhaps the ‘lesbian erotica for the male-gaze’ dimension is less to the fore? Without a proper context, is

En el cabaret, by Fabius Lorenzi 1920s (?)

Ray Batchelor writes: “From Spanish website http://www.esto.es/tango/espanol/Ellas.htm  text by J. Alberto Mariñas. The artist Fabius Lorenzi (1880-1969) specialised in fashionable illustrations of a sexually adventurous, Parisian demi-monde, including – depending on how you look at them – representations of women enjoying autonomous sexual relations with men, to which this image

Tango Postcard 1920s (?)

Ray Batchelor writes: “The artwork for this postcard is signed by Luiz Usabal Y Hernandez. It is taken from the Wikipedia entry for “Queer Tango” https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Queer_Tango  (accessed 29 March 2016) which includes this quotation from J. Alberto Mariñas: "The origin of those images, like the origin of the enthronement of

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