Fernando Marti


Fernando Marti
Paletero Muerto

I've been wanting to do a paletero muerto poster for Dia de los Muertos for several years. Now, with a four-year old son always excited by the appearance of the paletero carts in our barrio, and having to fend off the high-fructose corn syrup and transfat, I wanted to make a commentary on this, but without insulting the hard-working paleteros (and remembering how much I loved ice cream sandwiches, my favorites, as a kid). My response: "Para los muertos solo lo mejor - puro organico, sin jarabes de alta fructosa y sin transgenicos..."

2 color screenprint
100 lb. bristol vellum
signed, unnumbered

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