Artists' Books Collection

Canción antigua a Che Guevara


Poem. Mimeographed reproduction of handwritten text and drawings on individual leaves of grained white, brown, and sand-colored papers stapled at left margin and glued to brown paper wrappers. Text of poem is on a longer, folded leaf with a mimeographed border. Mounted paper cutouts include yellow and orange paper. Endpapers are black tissue paper. Wrappers have decorated-paper collages, hemp cord on front. Part of a collection of handmade books, most with cords for hanging (literatura de cordel), published by Ediciones Vigía under the auspices of the Cuban Ministry of Culture. Place of publication, publisher, and series name from colophon. Date of publication surmised from date of artist's other work and anniversary of death of Che Guevara. Consta de cien ejemplares, numerados, iluminados a mano ... --Colophon. LC has copy no. 30. MSU has copy no. 1.


  • Aguirre, Mirta, 1912-
  • López, Ariel, 1978-

Publication Date: 1997

Original Size: [4] leaves, 1 folded : ill. (some col.) ; 24 cm.

Collection: MSU Libraries Cuban Artists' Book Collection

Call Number: oversize N7433.35.C8 C8 Box 13, Tray 13E

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