Lima la de Ayer, La de Mañana

Pedro Gamoza

1991
(Peruvian, b. 1959)
Overall: 60 x 50 cm (23 5/8 x 19 11/16 in.)
© Roberto Huarcaya
Location: not on view
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This occupational portrait shows the subject amid the objects with which he makes his living.

Description

Chupete, as his friends call him, came to Lima on vacation and stayed. He sells chocolates on the street and has six children, all boys who look like him. The artist wanted workers like Gamoza, who serve the tourists and wealthy Lima residents of the upscale Miraflores area, to be seen as individuals, so he handwrote their life stories around their portraits.
Pedro Gamoza

Pedro Gamoza

1991

Roberto Huarcaya

(Peruvian, b. 1959)
Peru, 20th century

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