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Lithographs by Pablo O’Higgins at the Utah Museum of Fine Arts

Pablo E. O’Higgins (1904-1983) - La Carreta (The Wagon), 1966 - Lithograph, from the permanent collection of the Utah Museum of Fine Arts, purchased with funds from the Phyllis C. Wattis Endowment for Modern and Contemporary Art.

SALT LAKE CITY, UT.- The Utah Museum of Fine Arts
presents Pablo O’Higgins: Works on Paper, an exhibition of
by an artist who — though virtually unknown
in his home state of Utah — is widely celebrated throughout
Born in Salt Lake City in 1904, Paul Higgins studied
under acclaimed local artists, James T. Harwood and LeConte Stewart at
East High School. By the age of twenty, the gifted art student had moved
to Mexico City, changed his name to Pablo Esteban O’Higgins, and secured a
position as a mural assistant for the famed Mexican muralist, Diego
Rivera. On view through 19 September,