The Victim

(Mexican, 1900–1990)
Support: Wove paper
Image: 17.9 x 24.6 cm (7 1/16 x 9 11/16 in.); Sheet: 23.5 x 34.7 cm (9 1/4 x 13 11/16 in.)
© Ignacio Aguirre
Location: not on view
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After years of working at the Taller de Gráfica Popular, Ignacio Aguirre eventually became the print shop's director during the 1950s.


Ignacio Aguirre was associated with the Taller de Gráfica Popular, a print shop in Mexico City that encouraged artists to make politically-oriented work. Although Aguirre did not identify the victim or his companion in this work, the striking spotlight on the pair suggests a sense of drama and unease.
The Victim

The Victim


Ignacio Aguirre

(Mexican, 1900–1990)
Mexico, 20th century

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