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“Pintoras Mexicanas” Will Exhibit Works By Chicago Artists at Local Event

Casa Ciudad de Mexico in Chicago gladly invites you to join them in their annual celebration of the Pre-Hispanic Mexican tradition of The Day of the Dead. This event features the newly renowned “Pintoras Mexicanas,” a group of female Mexican painters, who were recently discovered in February 2011, via Facebook. Along with an exhibit of their work, there will be music and entertainment provided- referencing the Mexican traditions of the Day of the Dead. continue reading »

Happy Birthday to Frida Kahlo!

Frida Kahlo de Rivera (July 6, 1907 – July 13, 1954; Magdalena Carmen Frieda Kahlo y Calderón) was a Mexican painter, born in Coyoacán. Perhaps best known for her self-portraits, Kahlo's work is remembered for its "pain and passion", and its intense, vibrant colors. Her work has been celebrated in Mexico as emblematic of national and indigenous tradition, and by feminists for its uncompromising depiction of the female experience and form continue reading »

Diego Rivera murals Return to New York at the MoMA (VIDEO)

In 1931, the fledgling Museum of Modern Art chose Mexican muralist Diego Rivera for its second major show, inviting him to New York to create “portable” murals on site. Now, some of the works he created in six feverish weeks are again on display at MoMA. continue reading »

Google Honors Diego Rivera With a Mural-Doodle on his 125th Birthday

Check out today’s neat Google-Doodle celebrating Diego Rivera, the great Mexican painter and muralist, influential communist leader and husband of Frida Kahlo. continue reading »

Mexican Artist Exhibits 120 Oil Paintings of Beatles Albums in Mexico City’s Airport

Mexican painter Antonio Luquín collection of oil paintings depicting all 120 covers from albums that The Beatles recorded as a group, or in their solo careers will be shown in Mexico until march 2011. continue reading »