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One of the pleasures of the FOUND IN TRANSLATION show at LACMA is the strong graphic design component in the Modernist section of the exhibition. Posters and drawings illustrate the design exchanges and dialogues between California and Mexico, and include the work of Xavier Viramontes, Yolanda M. López, Fred Ludekens, and many others.
FOUND IN TRANSLATION, through April 1, 2018.
LACMA, 5905 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles.
From top: Fred Ludekens, Los Angeles American Airlines, 1960; Dirección general de turismo, Mexico: The Great Metropolis, 1950; Rupert Garcia, The Mexico Museum Inaugural Exhibit, 1976; Xavier Viramontes, Boycott Grapes, 1973; Yolanda M. López, Who’s the Illegal Alien Pilgrim?, 1978. Image credit: LACMA.



tumblr_nr9bqxPEfe1spitb2o1_1280Yolanda M. Lopez (San Francisco) Who’s the Illegal Alien, Pilgrim? poster, 1978 [[MORE]]“This 1978 poster was created during a period of political debate in the U.S. which resulted in the passage of the Immigration and Nationality Act Amendments of...
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