(Mexican, b. 1990)
Support: White wove paper
Sheet: 101.4 x 67.3 cm (39 15/16 x 26 1/2 in.); Image: 91.2 x 60.8 cm (35 7/8 x 23 15/16 in.)
© Fidencio Fifield-Perez
Gift of Friends of the Department of Prints and Drawings 2015.38
Although the title inscribed on the print reads "El Rio" (River), the artist later changed the title to the one seen here.
Fidencio Fifield-Perez crossed the border from Mexico to the United States as a young boy, and this experience has informed prints such as this one. Two boys, presumably the artist and his brother, stand knee-deep in water, working together to gather shells. In such images, Fidencio-Perez hopes to highlight the everyday lives of immigrants.
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