Los de Abajo [The Underdogs]
64 x 89.2 cm (25 3/16 x 35 1/8 in.)
(Santa Fe, New Mexico, 1958 - )
Medium and Support:
Blanton Museum of Art, The University of Texas at Austin, Gift of Gilberto Cárdenas, 2017
In "Los de abajo", Tony Ortega depicts migrant workers and the integrity of their labor, affirming the important work they do for our society. The print is titled after a famous 1929 novel by Mexican writer Mariano Azuela about the experience of a group of peasants during the Mexican Revolution.