More than 40 cartoons of the Nobel Prize for Colombian Literature Gabriel García Márquez, made by graphic artists from different countries, are exhibited starting tomorrow in Miami as part of a university project.
The H (umor) Project, from the West Campus of Miami Dade College (MDC), is the organizer of the exhibition “Magic Realism and García Márquez”, which in addition to the cartoons includes 12 student works on the same subject in different supports.
The exhibition, which consists of 44 cartoons of the author of “One Hundred Years of Solitude”, has been possible thanks to José Alberto Lovetro, president of the Association of Cartoonists of Brazil, who owns this collection, and Francisco Puñal, a Cuban journalist based in Spain. , said Mario Barros, head of The H (umor) Project.
The figure of Gabriel García Márquez (1927-2014), one of the most important and internationally recognized authors of literature in Spanish, takes on many different forms in these cartoons, in which the famous yellow butterflies that appear in a chapter of “One Hundred years of solitude “, translated into 35 languages, they also have their space.
Barros, who is a professor of composition in English at the MDC West Campus, stressed that The H (umor) Project aims to introduce students to visual, literary and scenic humor to stimulate their artistic creativity.
“They are artistic facets that are important to know,” said Barros, who is also a humorist and has organized several exhibitions on graphic humor in the United States. (EFEUSA) .-