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Comedia

Ana Maria Pacheco

Comedia

2016

Hand-coloured woodcut printed on Shiramine 110gsm

58 x 81.5 cm | 22 3/4 x 32 in

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From a series of five woodcuts inspired by the dances and songs of colonial Peru such as the Son de los diablos. Performed by black dancers during the Catholic Feast of Quasimodo, the Son featured devils, some in the guise of monsters with horns and claws, others wearing grotesque masks, animal skins and feathers. As with the chiaroscuro woodcuts, Comedia 1-4, Pacheco has experimented with laser technology where the drawing was scanned into a computer that then directed laser beams to cut the design. This linear woodcut is uniquely hand coloured.