A Sneak Peek of Eko's Phantasmagorical Illustrations for Don Quixote
When Mexican engraver and painter Eko set out to illustrate our 400th-anniversary commemorative edition of Don Quixote, he decided that the classic iconography made famous by Dalí, Doré, and Picasso was all derivative of itself, and needed to be reinvented. "Artists who have gotten into Don Quixote are not seeing El Quijote: they see other artists making El Quijote. It’s a dialogue that has been several centuries in the making and that is not yet over. I was not interested in entering that tradition."