Guadalupe Betanzo ratchets up the creep factor with her spin on Albert Camus' The Stranger, one of the touchstones of existentialism, which features a callous anti-hero who shuns the sight of his dead mother. Betanzo grapples with the umbilical discord by wrapping a rope and the tongue of a silhouetted figure around its neck to create an image at once ambivalent and searing.
In a separate room of the gallery, another 200 posters are continuously projected, offering a further examination of Latin America's rich graphic design tradition.
Paul Domínguez's poster for the 1972 film Last Tango in Paris.
"Art Encounters: Interstices Between Literature, Cinema, and Graphic Design": Through March 20. CCE Miami, 800 Douglas Rd., Ste. 170, Coral Gables; 305-448-9676; ccemiami.org. Monday through Friday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.