List of illustrations

  • What May Come (Mexico, 1945)
  • Revolutionary Calavera
  • Cover for the portfolio "Méndez: 25 Prints" (1945), containing illustrations for the book "Melodic Incidents of the Irrational World" (1944) by Juan de la Cabada
  • Professor Arnulfo Sosa Portillo, from the portfolio "In the Name of Christ
  • Masons
  • Posada in His Workshop (Homage to Posada)
  • Torches, from the portfolio "Río Escondido
  • Firing Squad
  • Spanish Fascism
  • German Fascism
  • Deportation to Death (Death Train)
  • This is the New Nazi Order
  • Victory!
  • Laughter of the People—Away with Your Nonsense
  • The Press in Service of Imperialism
  • Strangling Calaveras (pages 1 and 4)
  • Strangling Calaveras (pages 2 and 3)
  • Parade of Bootblacks
  • Head of a Mayan Woman (Head of a Mexican Woman)
  • Seated Woman (Mexican Woman)
  • Machete Dance
  • Scene at a Fair
  • The Shadow
  • In the Hammock, from the portfolio "Estampas de Yucatán" (1946)
  • Grinding Sugar Cane, from the portfolio "Mexican People" (1946)
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Description: What May Come: The Taller de Gráfica Popular and the Mexican Political Print
Foreword
PublisherArt Institute of Chicago
Description: What May Come: The Taller de Gráfica Popular and the Mexican Political Print
The artist himself confronts both us and an uncertain future in What May Come (fig. 1), one of the signal prints in the career of Leopoldo Méndez, the most important member of the Taller de Gráfica Popular (Popular Graphic Art Workshop; hereafter TGP) ...
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Description: What May Come: The Taller de Gráfica Popular and the Mexican Political Print
In 2005, Martha Tedeschi and Mark Pascale, at that time both curators in the Art Institute’s Department of Prints and Drawings, brought the museum’s holdings of nineteenth-century Mexican broadsides and TGP prints to my attention and offered me the opportunity to curate from these historically and artistically significant collections. The present TGP exhibition, as well as the...
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What May Come: The Taller de Gráfica Popular and the Mexican Political Print
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