Mientras Mas Atras - Pedro Abascal (NEW)
Mientras Mas Atras...
About the Work

From the Artist
This print deals with the idea of time and my roots which I found in Afro-Cuban religion named Osha, based upon the idea of honoring our ancestors. The black and red colors of my main orisha [a spirit manifestation of Olodumare–God], Elegua, he is the owner of the roads and the guardian of the doors.

Maferefun Eggin, Maferefun Elegua
—From Brandywine Workshop and Archives records

The title of this work draws from the expression "Mientras mas atras se mire, mas claro se re," which translates from Spanish to English as "The further back I look, the clearer I laugh."
—From Brandywine Workshop and Archives records

About the Artist

Artist and self-taught photographer Pedro Abascal was born in Havana, Cuba. In addition to being a visual-artist, he has worked as a photojournalist, commercial photographer, and photographer for film. He has participated in numerous group exhibit...

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Mientras Mas Atras...

Medium

Offset Lithograph

Date

October 26 2001

Dimensions

30" x 22"

Edition Size

34 prints in this edition

Printer

Marion Beaumont

Provenance:

Brandywine Workshop and Archives

Location

Philadelphia, PA