"Innocent Creatures" was a series that was envisioned by Artemio Rodriguez in 2003. There were several linocuts that were produced to this end. Some of these depict mythological creatures.
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Artist: Artemio Rodriguez (1972-)
Title: Somos parte (1994)
Linocut, 18 x 15 cm.
This particular piece acquires special significance in light of the current Presidential directive of construing the wall. What does an American dream mean? Artemio interrogates the complex realities of many undocumented workers who basically go through a series of trials to cross the border in search of the elusive dream. American dream as an idea has attracted not only the migrants from Latin America, but also from the rest of the world.
edition 36/40, pencil signed and dated lower right, titled center margin
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A linocut of image by the artist was included in his book.
Sergio Sánchez Santamaría was born in Tlayacapan, Morelos, Mexico, in 1976. A muralist, illustrator, and printmaker, Sánchez Santamaría is the heir of the Taller de Gráfica Popular (TGP) print collective. Themes explored include Mexican traditional topics such as the Mexican Revolution, folktales, indigeneity and myth, urban and rural landscaping, Calaveras (social and political commentary), and the Day of the Dead. (Source: https://library.duke.edu/rubenstein/findingaids/sanchezsantamariasergio/).
Sánchez Santamaría, Sergio, -- 1976-
Linoleum block-printing, Mexican -- 20th century.
Linoleum block-printing, Mexican -- 21st century.
Artist: Sánchez Santamaría, Sergio, 1976-
Soldado (from the series 'Pesonajes de Morelos, Mexico)
11 13/16 x 8 1/2" image
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