Benefit concert for the California grape workers at Carnegie Hall. Performers included Alan King, Peter Paul and Mary and more.
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General Francisco Villa (1877-1923) was the famous and well loved rebel general of the Mexican Revolution who invaded US territory and led American soldiers on a wild goose chase all over the harsh Mexican countryside for months. Along with Emiliano Zapata and Francisco I. Madero, Villa led peasant armies to a swift victory over the corrupt and repressive regime of the aging dictator, Porfirio Diaz. Unfortunately, he was assasinated in 1923.
In the late 60’s William Weege was very active making collage-based prints, most of them of a bold and provocative political nature, often using highly experimental means. The best known of these was a 25-piece portfolio titled Peace is Patriotic, from 1967, which utilized a range of different papers and combinations of serigraphy and offset printing.