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14 June
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Bicycle Calaveras. The mexican revolution and the Day of the Dead

  The traditional Day of the Dead is the inspiration of this amazing deck by Chris Ovdiyenko: the Bicycle Calaveras. Chris pays tribute to the work of Jose Posada, a famous nineteenth-century Mexican paintmaker involved in the revolutionary movement, and reinterprets his work in a set of cards full of original designs. In addition to the cards, Chris offers among its rewards some beautiful signed and numbered xylographies (woodcuts) depicting the artwork used in the deck. They are unique pieces for…