Enrique Chagoya

Edition Review

  • Enrique Chagoya, La Bestia's Guide to the Birth of the Cool (2014)

  • Color lithograph with chine collé and gold powder on handmade Amate paper, 8 1/2 x 92 inches. Edition of 30. Published by Shark’s Ink, Lyons, CO. $4,000 (subject to change).

Enrique Chagoya, La Bestia’s Guide to the Birth of the Cool (2014).

In his 12th editioned codex with Shark’s Ink, Enrique Chagoya returns to immigration, a topic he hasn’t visited in depth for nearly two decades. Prompted by the recent controversy over the illegal immigration of unaccompanied minors from Central America, La Bestia’s Guide to the Birth of the Coolis the artist’s response to the xenophobic punditry embedded in the debate.

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