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Designs of Magic: Solo exhibition by Alfredo Arreguin

July 20 – October 7, 1990

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.

Participating Artists

Alfredo Arreguin


René H. Arceo

Organizing Institution

Mexican Fine Arts Center Museum

Displayed at

West Wing Gallery. Inaugural exhibition