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Cholo at the Border: Works of Paola Rascón
Cholo at the Border: Works of Paola Rascón
Friday, July 6 - Sunday, October 21
Members' Preview: Jul 5 5:30 PM

Peter and Margaret de Wetter Gallery

The cholo identity is moved from the margins and explored in a recent series of monumental portrait paintings by Chihuahua City artist Paola Rascón, including the 2014 painting Ferni purchased by EPMA in 2015. Working with oil and other media, Rascón ironically utilizes the dramatic lighting and gesture of the Baroque portrait style, originally used to memorialize wealthy Europeans, and adds stenciled figures and symbols around each principal subject to represent the clash of cultures.

Support for this exhibition is provided by Texas Commission on the Arts.

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