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Jose Luis Cuevas - Crime Portfolio 10 Man in Jail.jpg
Lithograph on paper

In the 1950’s, Jose Cuevas became involved with the Anti-muralist movement rebelling against the idealist and nationalist approach to Mexican history and art. It was a movement that still believed in the power of art and in…

JM-David Remy - Adam and Eve.jpg
Cut and hammered recycled steel oil-drum

The birds and plants in Remy’s natural landscapes are the same kinds found in this scene of Adam & Eve. Eve, here, has a slight baby bump and there are examples in the metalwork of Murat Brierre that…

Hector Saunier - Mango 2016.04.001 2000139.jpg
hand-colored etching on paper

After studying architecture in his native Argentina, Saunier left for France to pursue a career and studies in art. He landed himself in Paris where he apprenticed at the famous Atelier 17 in Paris and learning…

Felix Gonzalez-Torres - Veterns Day Sale 06a.fgt.01 0152693.jpg
offset print on paper

González-Torres’s art often relies on public interaction to create its meaning. He asks viewers to communicate with him, confronting their assumptions about his race or his sexual orientation as a gay Latinx artist. He…

Felipe Queiroz - Admirable New World 99a.02.17 0150638.jpg
etching and aquatint on paper

Felipe Queiroz left Brazil to study his dual passions of art and the environment at Utah State University in Logan, Utah. His work, in both the arts and the sciences, dealt with the concerns of human cased climate…

Enrique Chagoya - Recurrent Goya Tu que no puedes.jpg
Intaglio with letterpress on Revere Ivory paper

Enrique Chagoya describes his work as a conceptual fusion of cultural realities that he has experienced in his lifetime. He integrates elements from pre-Columbian mythology to Western religious…

Enrique Chagoya - Recurrent Goya Que sacrificio.jpg
intaglio with letterpress on Revere Ivory paper

Enrique Chagoya describes his work as a conceptual fusion of cultural realities that he has experienced in his lifetime. He integrates elements from pre-Columbian mythology to Western religious…

Enrique Chagoya - Recurrent Goya batcat.jpg
Intaglio with letterpress on Revere Ivory paper

Enrique Chagoya describes his work as a conceptual fusion of cultural realities that he has experienced in his lifetime. He integrates elements from pre-Columbian mythology to Western religious…

Barbara Nesin - Two Tons Dogma No1 Ounce Humanity 95A.14.10 0150471.jpg
woodcut on Kitakata

Nesin is known for the portrayal of her mixed-diaspora heritage and acculturation. She comes from both Haitian and Jewish heritage and spent some of her life traveling between the United States, Canada, Europe, and the…

Albert Contreras - Aerial Symphony 07A.AC.24 0152761.jpg
acrylic on canvas over board

Contreras began his artistic career steeped in the Abstract Expressionism and Minimalism of the 1960s and 70s. He traveled Europe, finding success in places like Sweden. By 1972 he had stopped painting and returned to…
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