Orquideas para Tina Muerta de Marcos Arocena

Orquideas para Tina Muerta de Marcos Arocena

1970
Artist
Edgardo Giménez, Argentine, 1942
Born: Argentina
Country
Argentina
Object
poster
Medium
silkscreen on paper
Accession Number
2020.140
Credit Line
Gift of the Institute for Studies on Latin American Art (ISLAA LLC)

Edgardo Giménez, Orquideas para Tina Muerta de Marcos Arocena, 1981. Offset lithograph on paper; 24½ × 17¼ in. Gift of the Institute for Studies on Latin American Art (ISLAA LLC), 2020.140. © Edgardo Giménez.

Dimensions
height: 24 1/2 in, 62.23 cm; width: 17 3/8 in, 44.1325 cm
Inscription
LE "GIMENEZ 70"
Department
Mayer Center, Latin American Art
Collection
Latin American Contemporary Art

Edgardo Giménez has designed posters advertising the visual arts, theaters, and dance companies throughout his entire career. This example, from 1970, was designed for Orquideas para Tina muerta (Orchids for the dead Tina), written and directed by Marcos Arocena at the Instituto Torcuato di Tella, in Buenos Aires. In addition to creating the promotional materials, Gimenez was also responsible for the show's set design.

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