Palm Springs Art Museum show examines Mexican graphic design

Santiago Martinez Alberu, ‘Suave, No.1,’ 2019. Courtesy the designer.
Santiago Martinez Alberu, ‘Suave, No.1,’ 2019. Courtesy the designer.

PALM SPRINGS, Calif. – Palm Springs Art Museum announces a new exhibition of graphic design from Mexico’s past and present to examine the field’s development during the past century and its role in the country’s popular culture. The exhibition, Eso es la vida/This is life, includes examples of posters, typography and sign-painting, as well as video and digital media that reveal visual communication as a vital facet of everyday life. It runs from August 12 through November 27 at the museum’s Architecture and Design Center, Edwards Harris Pavilion.

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