YTREBIL PRINTS AND DRAWINGS BY ENRIQUE CHAGOYA.
Galeria de la Raza.
San Francisco: Galeria de la Raza, 2010. 1st ed. Oblong 8vo, wrps, 38 p., color illus./photos. New Paperback 1453634436 Printed on the occasion of the Ytrebil exposition that presented an anthology of 28 works on paper that include aquatint etchings, silkscreen prints, drawings and codices. Over the years Chagoya created and elaborate system of visual metaphors that fuse pre-Columbian iconography, religious symbols, ethnic stereotypes, political progaganda, art history references, North American pop culture and Mexican folk traditions. He produces accordion folded books based on the Mexo-American codices and have as their motif humanity's spiraling capacity for self-destruction. (Item ID: 155880)