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Abel Quezada

 (1920 - 1991)
Abel Quezada was active/lived in Mexico.  Abel Quezada is known for painting.

Abel Quezada

Biography from Morton Casa de Subastas

Abel Quezada was a prominent Mexican painter, illustrator and caricaturist whose work has contained some social, political and cultural criticism of the late twentieth century. Arriving in Mexico City, he began his career making his first comics in the magazine "Chamaco Chico", then published several autobiographical storybooks and collaborated for the newspaper "Ovaciones" and published Los Tarzanes and Los Mariachis in the magazine "Pinocho " In 1946 he traveled to New York, where he spent 3 years making illustrations for advertisements. Return to Mexico momentarily, at this time invented the character Tapado and worked for "Novedades" and "Excélsior". He was always a visionary man, nice, with a good sense of creative humor, which was the social synthesis of collective opinions. In 1981, he moved to live in New York, hired by the weekly The New Yorker. In 1989 he retired from his journalistic activity and his last cartoons were published in almost all newspapers in Mexico. Sources consulted: MARTÍNEZ JUÁREZ, Sagrario Ileana. The painting collection of the National Bank of Mexico. Volume II. Mexico. Grupo Financiero Banamex, 2002, p. 556.

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About  Abel Quezada

Born:  1920 - N. Monterry, Nuevo Leon
Died:   1991 - Cuernavaca, Morelos
Known for:  painting