GABRIEL VARGAS, CRONISTA GRÁFICO.
Benítez Carrillo, Maira Mayola.
Pachuca, Hidalgo: Universidad Autónoma del Estado de Hidalgo, 2010. First edition v; 228p., color photos, illus., facsimiles, bibl., wrps, 4to New Paperback 9786074820140 Explores the life and works of internationally acclaimed Mexican painter, artist and cartoonist, Gabriel Bernal Vargas, (1915-2010). "His comic strip La Familia Burrón was created in 1937. This cartoon has been described as one of the most important in Mexican popular culture. Vargas won Mexico's 'Premio Nacional de Periodismo' (National Journalism Prize) in 1983 and the 'Premio Nacional de Ciencias y Artes en el área de Tradiciones Populares' (National Sciences and Arts Prize) in 2003". Features numeorus samples of works and period photos of biographical interest throughout. Printed on semi-glossy coated stock. (Item ID: 147206)