NEGROS COLADOS (Hanged Black Men)

Date 1933-4
Technique Lithograph
Price $2,250.00
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JOSE CLEMENTE OROZCO (Mexican 1883 – 1949)

NEGROS COLADOS (Hanged Black Men) 1933 -34 (Orozco 20)

Lithograph, signed in pencil.  12 ¾ x 9 inches. Sheet 16 x 11 ¼ inches. Printed by George Miller for the Contemporary Print Group, New York. Edition 100-150. In very good condition

Orozco’s comments “The whole world is shaken and bloodied by racial hate” (Orozco, An Autobiography p.99)  A chromatic illusion of fire - “It had been made shortly after Orozco completed the Dartmouth murals, in response to a request from the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People as a contribution to the Association’s anti-lynching Campaign (Reed, Orozco (English Edition) pp 275-27)

From: Jose Clemente Orozco - Graphic Work by Clemente Orozco, University of Texas Press, Austin, 2004