TO MAIN ART GALLERY
Mark Vallen 1991
Ink on paper - 10" x 15" inches
five years before the end of the war in Guatemala,
my drawing depicts one of the "desaparecidos" (the
disappeared), those civilians who were kidnapped by
military death squads and never seen again.
were 45,000 desaparecidos in Guatemala by wars end
– and no one has ever been charged or convicted for
these kidnappings and murders. My drawing was used
by the Guatemalan Information Center to promote a
1991 benefit concert in Hollywood that raised money
for families of the disappeared."