El Conquistadork 2004-2007 > Conquistadourkes

Conquistadourkes (Detail)
Conquistadourkes (Detail)
Manila file folders and acrylic hardware
72” x 20” x 10” (each)

These suits of armor comment on the frailty of military might and the strength of trade. Much like El Conquistadork, the galleon, this is an exercise in mocking the iconic grandeur of the legendary conquistadores of the past while commenting on present actions of first-power countries.