Provocative women and madonnas are brought into dialogue in the fine-line Chicano style, originally born on the lower West Coast, and become famous for its powerful and bold image.
So the Lowrider genre was born, an expression that finds its origin in the Chicano culture of the border between South America and the United States, among those modified cars with lowered suspension of the street gangs in the working-class neighbourhoods that have become the symbolic image of this culture.
This famous street life icon of American cars is joined by the famous provocative women, by the image of economic power expressed with the dollar, by life and dead in its facets of joy and pain represented by the image of the clown, and by weapons.
Along with a whole series of figures linked to the Catholic religion such as the rosary necklace, the cross, the Madonna with a tear and the face of the dead Christ.
Black dominates with its shades of grey giving shape to the veils of Madonna, to women’s bodies, to the power of engines, in a world that overwhelms and has established itself in tattoo culture as one of the most powerful styles on the international contemporary scene.
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