Arreguin’s invention of a nature mythology that features guardian animals and spectral masks led him to realize a potent combination of landscape and portraiture. A comparable idea lies behind the artist’s self-portraits in which his own features coalesce from a tangle of tropical growth. Considering the brilliance of his jungle pictures, he has surely earned the right to represent himself as one of the forest's protectors.
René H. Arceo
Mexican Fine Arts Center Museum
West Wing Gallery. Inaugural exhibition