Antonio Frasconi

What a legend – as inspired by comics as the he was the greats, he devoted a decade of his life and work to a series of woodcut portraits of those tortured and killed under a rightist military dictatorship in his home country, Uruguay. Lovely article from the NY Times paying tribute to this inspiring man. Here are a few of our favourites from his extensive collection of illustrations

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