El cartel en Puerto Rico 1946-1985/The Poster in Puerto Rico 1946-1985 1946-1985.-- San Juan, Puerto Rico : Museo de Historia, Antropología y Arte, Universidad de Puerto Rico, Recinto de Río Piedraso, 1985.
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In this interview by Puerto Rican curator Mari Carmen Ramírez, printmaker and artist Lorenzo Homar speaks of how he became interested in silkscreen; in addition to his career as a poster artist; the primary function of the poster medium; what distinguishes the poster from painting; and the characteristics that a good poster artist must possess.
Lorenzo Homar (San Juan, 1913–2004) was a printmaker, poster artist, calligrapher, book illustrator, set and clothing designer, and mentor to a whole generation of Puerto Rican printmakers. From 1952 to 1957, he was the director of the Taller de Gráfica [Graphics Workshop] at the División de Educación de la Comunidad (DIVEDCO). In 1955, he organized the Taller de Gráfica at the Instituto de Cultura Puertorriqueña (ICP), where he remained until 1973. Later, he worked in his own studio, where he experimented with and perfected the silkscreen technique.
The interviewer is the Wortham Curator of Latin American Art at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, where she also directs the International Center for the Arts of the Americas (ICAA).