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Feria / Mariano Paredes

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Clusters of people outside fair pavilions are defined by energetic brushstrokes and dramatic contrast. Off to one side, women peer inside an illuminated portal and children run from tent to tent. Mariano Paredes Limón draws our attention to a cavorting crowd through the rhythmic repetition of men and women dressed in white and the outstretched arms of two central figures, bare feet denoting their humble origins. With minimal details, the artist captures the vitality of this gathering.

Agrupaciones de gente afuera de los pabellones de feria, son definidas por brochazos energéticos y contraste dramático. A un lado, unas mujeres miran por un portal iluminado y unos niños corren de tienda en tienda. Mariano Paredes Limón nos llama la atención a una multitud en alegre movimiento a través de la rítmica repetición de hombres y mujeres vestidos de blanco, y los brazos extendidos de dos figuras centrales, los pies descalzos indicando sus orígenes humildes. Con mínimos detalles, el artista ca

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Title(s): 
Feria; Fair
Creator(s): 
Mariano Paredes
Culture: 
Mexican
Date: 
1943
Materials/Techniques: 
oil on board
Classification: 
Object Type: 
Accession No: 
0147.2010
Previous Number(s): 
33948
Department: 
Signed, "M Paredes 1943" in lower right on recto.
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