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Point Of View mixes acrylic and collage in a portrait that embodies Esteban’s mission of challenging racial and gendered stereotypes. Expressionistic flowers obscure the sitter's eyes, the paint running down her face and twisting the polished and delicate aesthetic that Point Of View parodies.
History always has a funny way of catching up to us, Guerra seems to make sure of that. The historical context that he intimately experienced in Cuba and in the diversity of New York City is mixed with the now, giving the viewers the constant message that liberation starts from the body. Gender stereotypes along with racial stereotypes that are perpetuated by long standing societal structures are also taken for a fresh spin, while playing with its past meanings.