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Mark Vallen 1994
Color pencil - 7" x 9" inches
created this portrait of Emiliano Zapata in 1994 soon
after the modern Zapatista rebel uprising in Mexico's
state of Chiapas. My
artwork was eventually published as a book cover for
Author Tom Barry's Zapata's Revenge [South
End Press 1995].
question of revolution in Mexico had come full circle
for me in a very personal way. My Uncle had fought
as a young boy in the Mexican revolution under Zapata.
Now, many decades later - other people of corn have
stepped forward to fulfill Zapata's bold vision."
purchase this print.