Sunday, September 16, 2007

Orozco and the Faces of Mexico

All too often, our Tex[t]-Mex Galleryblog spends way too much time documenting the growth and metamorphoses of cripplingly stupid Mexican stereotypes. On September 16, 2007, let us do otherwise by directing our eyes to a Mexican artist who, contrary to the strangulating logic of stereotypes, expands our semiotic gaze and multiplies our perspectives when it comes to Mexican figuration: Jose Clemente Orozco


A quick hello to those of you visiting owing to the profile in today's Union Tribune Currents section. A primer on this Galleryblog is here.


  1. Congratulations on a job well done, we've been waiting for years for this to happen!