Muestra de humor

Muestra de humor

Edgardo Giménez, Argentine, 1942
Born: Argentina
offset lithograph on paper
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Gift of the Institute for Studies on Latin American Art (ISLAA LLC)

Edgardo Giménez, Muestra de humor, 1981. Offset lithograph on paper; 28¼ × 18½ in. Gift of the Institute for Studies on Latin American Art (ISLAA LLC), 2020.158. © Edgardo Giménez.

height: 28 1/4 in, 71.755 cm; width: 18 1/2 in, 46.99 cm
Mayer Center, Latin American Art
Latin American Contemporary Art

Edgardo Giménez has designed posters advertising the visual arts, theaters, and dance companies throughout his entire career. This example, from 1981, was made for the Teatro Municipal General San Martín’s festival of Argentian humor in Buenos Aires. The festival hosted various local artists and performers such as Hermenegildo Sábat, Guillermo Mordillo, and Roberto Fontanarrosa. Through his typical surrealist lens, Giménez uses collage and bold colors to present Pierrot standing on a flying carpet.

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