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Programa de Navidad 1977 [screen print poster]

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Artist:
Contreras, Jose Melendez
Donor:
Puerto Rico. Division of Community Education Department of Education
Physical description:
Ink on paper
1 item, 68.3 x 47.7 cm
Type:
Posters
Screen prints
Place:
Puerto Rico
Date:
1977
20th century
Summary:
Jose Melendez Contreras began his career in the DIVEDCO workshop in 1952 and worked there as a graphic artist for posters and as a book illustrator until 1977. This is one of the last posters he made for DIVEDCO. A master of angular compositions, in this Christmas poster he shows a close-up of a musician singing and playing a traditional guiro with typical island architecture and mountains behind him. (From exhibition text by Marvette Perez.)
Cite as:
Puerto Rico Division of Education Poster Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Topic:
Musicians
Christmas
Politics
Local number:
AC0615-0000006.tif (AC Scan)
1997.3100.08 (Museum Cat. No.)
See more items in:
Puerto Rico Division of Education (DIVEDCO) Poster Collection
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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