exhibition "Folk Pop: Victoria Suescum’s Tienditas."
For this body of work, Suescum took inspiration from the vibrant painting style of advertisements found outside local mom-and-pop stores across San Antonio, as well as in Mexico and her native Panama. According to the McNay, "in addition to celebrating family-owned small businesses in minority communities, her work also documents these quickly vanishing works of folk art."
"Folk Pop: Victoria Suescum’s Tienditas" will be on view from August 19, 2020 through January 10, 2021.
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