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Política, globalidad y ciudadanía

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ŠTěPANEK, Pavel. The Czech-Slovak engraver Koloman Sokol (1902-2003) in Mexico and his teaching. Polít. globalidad. ciudad. [online]. 2022, vol.8, n.15, pp.97-118.  Epub Nov 09, 2022. ISSN 2395-8448.

This work aims to describe and remember the importance of a European artist active in Mexico City between 1937 and 1941.This article is a qualitative research and the focus is documentary, where the method of searching for works was applied originals in Mexican collections, his exhibitions in Mexico are the product of a documentary review of the life and work of the Czech-Slovak engraver Koloman Sokol (1902-2003), with the research technique of a complete documentary review of the echoes that appeared in the daily press, specialized magazines or existing monographs on the artist to assess the impact of his work on the Mexican environment. It was found that the artist, despite his long life, has not yet been so studied precisely in his Mexican stage. It is concluded that his work should still be studied not only from the point of view of historical data, but also the Mexican theme that lasts until the end of his life, half a century after leaving Mexico, testimony to the impact of the country's realities. Where he taught engraving techniques at the invitation of the Mexican government.

Keywords : Art; czecho-Slovak graphic artist; Koloman Sokol; Mexico; teaching..

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