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Enrique Chagoya: Aliens

June 1, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm UTC+0

Saturday, Jun 01, 2019 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Upstairs on the 4th floor, at More Moe’s
2476 Telegraph Ave., Berkeley

Please join us upstairs at More Moe’s as we celebrate the publication of Aliens (Kelly’s Cove Press, paperback, $25.00). Mr. Chagoya will speak and autograph copies of the book.

Aliens is a timely new monograph of art and pithy texts by the eminent San Francisco artist and Stanford professor Enrique Chagoya. The 128-page book features paintings, drawings, lithographs, and twelve of Chagoya’s singular codices, with sixteen foldout pages.

Aliens explores some of the artist’s pioneering themes: “Reverse Anthropology” and “Reverse Modernism,” and is filled with the artist’s brash, spot-on humor. Aliens is divided in halves, with two front covers. One half proceeds from left to right and showcases single-page works, while the other half unfolds from right to left, in the traditional manner of codices. Although the book is printed on heavy stock in a wide, landscape format, it sells for twenty-five dollars.

Chagoya’s art reminds us that we are all aliens; it speaks directly to the absurd and horrifying return to tribalism in our time, as many lives are threatened and numerous freedoms curtailed.


June 1, 2019
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm UTC+0
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2476 Telegraph Avenue
BERKELEY, 94704-2322
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