Enrique Chagoya at the Cleveland Museum of Art


Enrique Chagoya, The Adventures of the Modernist Cannibals (Les Aventures des Cannibales Modernistes) (detail), 1999, printed by Shark’s Ink, Accordion-folded book with eight lithograph and woodcut with chine collé panels; 7 1/2 x 92 3/5 inches, The Cleveland Museum of Art, Dudley P. Allen Fund, 2018.17.

Enrique Chagoya's work is featured in a group exhibition at the Cleveland Museum of Art. Who RU2 Day: Mass Media and the Fine Art Print draws from the museum’s collection, featuring work by contemporary artists who exploit printed and photographic media in ways that intentionally reveal the confusing line between art and information, fact and fiction.  Chagoya's Les Aventures des Cannibales Modernistes (The Adventures of the Modernist Cannibals) alters and combines imagery from pop culture and Mayan and European chronicles in order to question how history and culture are framed and who does the framing. The exhibition is on view through March 24. 


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