Tino Rodriguez: Masks Boxed Notecards
20 blank notecards (5 each of 4 designs) with envelopes in a decorative box
Printed on recycled paper
Box size: 5.375 x 7.375 x 1.5 in.
Card size: 5 x 7 in.
Immersed from youth in the Mexican oral storytelling tradition, and first exposed to art through the images of saints and angels in Catholic churches, Tino Rodriguez paints works of exuberant passion. His self-referential paintings often intend to challenge established gender roles. He incorporates objects significant to his personal and cultural history, such as veils—a nod to his sister’s first communion veil. In these luscious images, femininity is reclaimed as a trait that can belong to all, and nature, beauty, and fantasy take full form.
Contains five each of the following notecards:
Forest Lullaby, 2008