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'Sensacional! Mexican Street Graphics' : Comic books, posters, flyers, signs, and other sorts of vernacular communications produced by Mexican artisans to advertise and promote businesses and events such as auto repair shops, food vendors, and wrestling matches are featured in a show that promises much visual pizzazz. Here are signs painted on walls in Mexico City, advertising popsicle stores and ice-cream parlors. At Massachusetts College of Art. Sept. 25-Dec. 1. 617-879-7336 , massart.edu/calendar -- KEN JOHNSON
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"Sensacional! Mexican Street Graphics": Comic books, posters, flyers, signs, and other sorts of vernacular communications produced by Mexican artisans to advertise and promote businesses and events such as auto repair shops, food vendors, and wrestling matches are featured in a show that promises much visual pizzazz. Here are signs painted on walls in Mexico City, advertising popsicle stores and ice-cream parlors. At Massachusetts College of Art. Sept. 25-Dec. 1. 617-879-7336, massart.edu/calendar

-- KEN JOHNSON
(Courtesy of Massachusetts College of Art)
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