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Aquiles: el corazón cayó al mar

Julio Valdez2007

Inter-American Development Bank

Inter-American Development Bank

The experience of emigrating from the island of the Dominican Republic to the island of Manhattan has informed Valdez’ work as it deals with identity and shifting cultural and social
influences. As he explains, “the social drama of migrations leaks out of my inner core.”
He has worked with painting, printmaking and mixed media in his career for which he has received international acclaim. Regarding his most recent work, he says it explores the sea as both a “blessing and a curse.”

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  • Title: Aquiles: el corazón cayó al mar
  • Creator: Julio Valdez
  • Date Created: 2007
  • Location: Dominican Republic
  • Physical Dimensions: w44 x h40 in
  • Class: 2-dimensional
  • Type: Mixed media
  • Rights: All rights reserved
  • Medium: archival pigment print with hand coloring on nylon reinforced paper

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