This volume gathers a genuine treasure trove of illustrative material by Miguel Covarrubias--caricaturist, traveler, author, book illustrator, ethnographer, cultural promoter and muralist--covering every aspect of his work, from New York and Harlem, through Bali and the South Seas, to pre-Hispanic and twentieth-century Mexico.
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About the Author
Mercurio Lopez Casillas is an expert on nineteenth-century Mexican graphic art, books and engraving. He is the author of several studies of the work of Jose Guadalupe Posada, and coauthor of a volume on bookplates designed by Mexican artists. His book dealing with the typically Mexican genre of Calaveras, or skeleton caricatures, is also forthcoming from Editorial RM. Lopez Casillas lives in Mexico City.