Images of death in mexican prints
Images of death in mexican prints

Images of death in mexican prints

López Casillas, Mercurio

Editorial:
RM Verlag, S.L
ISBN:
978-84-92480-35-7
In this fascinating book, richly illustrated and talisman against ourtendency to take very seriously the Grim Reaper, Mercurio LopezCasillas examines the tradition of representing... Más información
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Editorial:
RM Verlag, S.L
Colección:
BIM
Encuadernación:
Cartoné
País de publicación :
España
Idioma de publicación :
Inglés
ISBN:
978-84-92480-35-7
EAN:
9788492480357
Dimensiones:
330 x 223 mm.
Nº páginas:
248
Nº de ilustraciones:
345
Fecha publicación :
18-11-2008
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    In this fascinating book, richly illustrated and talisman against ourtendency to take very seriously the Grim Reaper, Mercurio LopezCasillas examines the tradition of representing death in the graphic arts. Through these pages we will move through the different faces with death has been presented in the course of the ages, from pre-Columbian to the comic pages of contemporaryMexican press.Also go into two interesting perspectives have sometimes lived, one that invites the hearty laugh of popular taste and the press, another tragic, dark, attached to the European fashion, whichduring the Porfiriato preferred artists, writers and aristocrats. Of course, pay special attention to the playful skeletons of JoseGuadalupe Posada, Mexican art emblematic images. Julio Ruelas, Manilla, the engravers who worked for Arroyo Venegasand nineteenth-century cartoonists and their successors the Taller de Grafica Popular, are discussed in detail.

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