Muerte! Death in Mexican Popular Culture

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WARNING! Extremely graphic!

Death is the primary question. The way a culture faces death reveals the way it accepts life. Death, in America, is detached from reality and cleansed of its lessons. Too close a proximity to death remains taboo. In Mexico, death is treated differently.

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A synergy of ancient indian ritual, bloody Catholicism and sheer exploitation, the ultra-gory ALARMA! magazine sells fifteen million copies a week.

MUERTE! explores blood-obsessed publications and their huge influence in Mexican popular culture. Never-before-seen photos by Diego Rivera, Cuauhtemoc Medina, and Lorna Scott Fox, with an introduction by San Francisco artist Harvey Bennett Stafford, whose life and work has been irrevocably changed by ALARMA! and the truth of death.

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Author Harvey Bennett Stafford (editor)
Publisher Feral House
Page Count 93pp
Publication Size 10 x 8
Publication Notes softcover, color, EXTREMELY GRAPHIC
Publication Date 2000
ISBN 978-0922915590

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