Festejos (Celebrations) from Estampas de la Revolución Mexicana
Maker and role
Artist: Artemio Rodriguez, Mexican, born 1972
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Rodriguez collaborated with Juan Pascoe on the portfolio, with Pascoe providing the letterpress text for the title page.
Festejos (Celebrations) laments the class disparity in the first 100 years of Mexico's independence from Spain. Frustration with the government's inability to help the poor was a catalyst for the Mexican Revolution of 1910 that ultimately toppled Porfirio Díaz's regime.