COQUITO BY ALVARO BARRIOS
Alvaro Barrios is one of Colombia’s pre-eminent artists with a unique medium that remixes multiple movements such as Surrealism and Pop Art into a familiar visual remixes. Coquito is a 2017 Dashwood books published pamphlet like tome of facsimile images Barrios’ self published 1972 book from the Leticia and Stanislas Poniatowski collection. In it, the Barranquilla-born, Italy-trained artist created collages of sports stars that’s simultaneously sensual and action-packed.
FEATURES AND DETAILS:
Edition of only 300 copies
Self-published in 1972, published by Dashwood Books, 2017
Photo courtesy of Dashwood Books