Leopoldo Mendez (1902-1970): Mexican printmaker
17.5 in HIGH x 22.5 in WIDE
(44.45 cm HIGH x 57.15 cm WIDE)
All Of Us Or None Archive. Gift of the Rossman Family.

Bottom center has "design: rupert garcia" printed in black.

Poster has a black and white drawing of a man in a sombrero sitting at a table. The man is holding a gun in one hand and is writing in a book with the other. Next to him on the table is a corncob and behind are stacked bags. Below the image is "Mendez" in large red letters. On the left is "Leopoldo Mendez (1902-970) Mexican Printmaker/ Oct 20-Nov 1, 1974 Galleria de Raza 2851 24th St, SF w-Sun 12-5." Mendez was an important printmaker from Mexico's Taller de Grafica Popular. This homage exhibition poster using a self-portrait woodcut by Mendez and designed by Garcia shows the link from old to new Latino printmakers. [LMC]
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