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Artemio Rodríguez

Artemio Rodríguez is an artist from Michoacán, Mexico, born in 1972. He came to the United States in 1994 and lived for a time in Los Angeles, where he began the work that would ultimately become the Lotería series. He has been living in the Bay Area since 1996, and his work is shown in galleries and museums throughout Mexico and the U.S.

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Lotería Cards and Fortune Poems
A Book of Lives
Juan Felipe Herrera, Artemio Rodríguez
The gorgeous black and white line art inside this hefty little book instantly caught my eye. These linocut drawings were not the regular loteria images. They were modern adaptations, made with painstaking detail (think of a turn-of-the-millenium...