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MAPA: AIRMAIL PAINTINGS/PINTURAS AEROPOSTALES -- EUGENIO DITTBORN. Institute of Contemporary Arts, London, 1993. Published in association with Witte de With, Center for Contemporary Art, Rotterdam. 112 pp. with 50 ills. (11 col.). 35 x 24 cm. ISBN 090526388X Bilingual in English and Spanish.
Presents full-page detail illustrations and installation views of a series of monumental mixed-media "paintings" produced over the past decade by prominent Chilean artist Dittborn (b. 1943), the works combining graffiti-like images with texts, photographs and drawings culled from newspapers, textbooks, drawing manuals, police files and other diverse sources to form commentaries on existential, cultural and political issues. Three interviews with Dittborn complement three essays exploring stylistic and thematic aspects of the featured works, which are produced on thin fabrics, folded to letter size and posted to exhibitors by airmail.
Artist(s):Dittborn, Eugenio
Indexing: Western, Latin America — Chile — Post-1970 — Mixed Media/Collage
Plans: 75
Worldwide Number: 055649
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