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Saturday, September 23, 2006

De Puerto Rico: Hopes, Dreams, Sorrows

This is a relatively new exhibit at the Augusta Savage Gallery (Inside the New Africa House in the "Central" residential section of UMASS)

Hopes, Dreams, Sorrows
by Frank Diaz Escalet
Monday, September 18 - Friday, October 13

This native of Ponce, Puerto Rico has made leather clothing for the Rolling Stones and Aretha Franklin, has been feature on public television and been exhibited in the Smithsonian in Washington DC. Describing his work as primitive and impressionistic, Frank Diaz Escalet depicts large dramatic images of neighborhood life and the characters in them.


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