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ASARO graphics collection [graphic].
BANC PIC 2011.026--PIC ; BANC PIC 2011.026--D folder 1; BANC PIC 2011.026--D folder 2; BANC PIC 2011.026--D folder 3; ...
Collection Overview

Title:

ASARO graphics collection

Creator/Contributor:

ASARO (Group of artists), creator

Abstract:

Series of original prints (woodcuts, lithographs and serigraphs) advocating human rights, social justice and other causes as they pertain to various contemporary events and situations in Mexico -- e.g. unjust treatment of illegal Mexican immigrants in the U.S.; the violent government repression of the APPO strike in Oaxaca in 2006; the serial murders of women in Ciudad Juárez; genetically modified corn; U.S. exploitation of Mexico's oil resources; and Mexican political prisoners. Another series features contemporary revisions of the image of Emiliano Zapata. Also includes miscellaneous prints issued by ASARO depicting Benito Juarez, Frida Kahlo and other subject matter, and lower quality ephemeral posters used to promote various events; many of them affiliated with ASARO's exhibition center Espacio Zapata. Throughout the collection, images include visual references to police states (e.g. swastikas of Nazi Germany), imperialism, fascism, capitalism, socialism, revolution, and Mexico's agrarian culture, among other themes. Many images also bear the traditional Mexican motif of the skeleton ("calaveras"). One folder (--PIC) includes self-published booklet: ASARO a 2 años; and a dvd copy of documentary film on ASARO: El Muro.

Date:

2006-2013 (issued)

Subject:

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Zapata, Emiliano -- 1879-1919 -- Pictorial works
ASARO (Group of artists)
Asamblea Popular de los Pueblos de Oaxaca.
Art -- Political aspects -- Mexico -- Oaxaca (State)
Immigrants -- Social conditions -- Pictorial works
Immigrants -- Violence against -- Pictorial works
Emigration and immigration -- Pictorial works
Illegal aliens -- Violence against -- United States -- Pictorial works
Illegal aliens -- United States -- Social conditions -- Pictorial works
Social movements -- Mexico -- Oaxaca (State) -- Pictorial works
Women -- Violence against -- Mexico -- Ciudad Juárez -- Pictorial works
Women -- Crimes against -- Mexico -- Ciudad Juárez -- Pictorial works
Lithography -- Mexico -- Oaxaca (State)
Petroleum industry and trade -- Mexico -- Pictorial works
Genetically modified foods -- Mexico -- Pictorial works
Corn -- Mexico -- Pictorial works
Political prisoners -- Mexico -- Pictorial works
Oaxaca (Mexico : State) -- Politics and government -- 21st century -- Pictorial works
Mexico -- Foreign relations -- United States -- Pictorial works

Note:

Many prints bear embossed stamp of ASARO (Asamblea de Artistas Revolucionarios de Oaxaca). A few prints signed by individual artists.
Title devised by cataloger.
Purchase; from Howard Karno ; 20110228.
Additions: purchase; from Libros Latinos ; 2011.
Additions: purchase; from Libros Latinos ; 2011.
Additions: purchase; from Libros Latinos ; 2014.
Folder list available in library.

Type:

graphic
Lithographs-Mexico.
Woodcuts-Mexico.
Prints-Mexico.
Posters-Mexico.

Physical Description:

graphic
print
17 oversize folders (134 prints) and 2 folders (1 booklet and 1 dvd) : color ; 100 x 70 cm or smaller.

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC PIC 2011.026--PIC
BANC PIC 2011.026--D folder 1
BANC PIC 2011.026--D folder 2
BANC PIC 2011.026--D folder 3
BANC PIC 2011.026--D folder 4
BANC PIC 2011.026--D folder 5
BANC PIC 2011.026--D folder 6
BANC PIC 2011.026--D folder 7
BANC PIC 2011.026--F folder 1
BANC PIC 2011.026--F folder 2
BANC PIC 2011.026--F folder 3
BANC PIC 2011.026--F folder 4
BANC PIC 2011.026--F folder 5
BANC PIC 2011.026--F folder 6
BANC PIC 2011.026--F folder 7
BANC PIC 2011.026--F folder 8
BANC PIC 2011.026--F folder 9
BANC PIC 2011.026--F folder 10
BANC PIC 2011.026

Origin:

Mexico