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Author: Main Author: Bloch, Ricardo - United States 1946
Title: Terremoto
Digital Record: St. Louis, Missouri: Washington University in St. Louis, University Libraries
Print source: Terremoto
St. Paul, Minn., R. Bloch, 1993.
Subject terms:
Artist Keywords: Earthquake
Artist Keywords: Mexico
Artist Keywords: Personal voice
Artist Keywords: Typography
Artist Keywords: Photography
Sam Fox Keywords: Political / social commentary
Library Keywords: Earthquakes -- Mexico -- Mexico City -- Pictorial works
Library Keywords: Artists' books
Library Keywords: Photography, Artistic
Notes: Influences - Childrens books
Artist Statement - A photographic document of the earthquake that struck Mexico City in 1985, structured in the format of a childrens illustrated book, whose text is in the voice of a local boy eager to tell the story in his particular style of English.
Title Description - In the style and format of a children's hardcover book, Bloch relates the story of the terrible earthquake in Mexico on the morning of September 19th, 1985. Several of the black and white photographs of the aftermath are inset with small biblical images, portraits, and details of the destruction. References: Umbrella. 29 June 2009 (
Physical Description - Commercial offset printing and binding
General - Produced thanks to a grant from Minnesota Center for Book Arts / Jerome Foundation