In an article by Doug Pullen titled, Postcard promote El Paso experience, The idea is to distance West Texas city from nearby Juarez, Marcus' current exhibit is designed to counter some of the negative publicity the area has received since a drug war in Juarez began claiming lives. Out of the The 49 works of art in "El Paso Postcards" not one is of Juarez.
This is a great start to a debate El Pasoans need to be having; Do we hope Mexico will go away if we ignore it hard enough? Do we only love our sister city when it benefits us economically? How dare those who once made their fame from Mexico turn against her in her greatest time of need!