"_ _ R R _ R" by Rebeca Méndez, 2011. Screenprint. This is the first of two features on PMCA‘s latest exhibition. The second, my interview with the Clayton Brothers, is here.
. The letter “R.” There’s the capital, erect with the stately nobility of an opera diva. And there’s the lower case: diminutive, downcast, dejected. That’s the letter Rebeca Méndez tackled as one of the 26 contributors to “Getting Upper: Graphic Designers and Artists Reconsider the Alphabet.” The show de