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Art & Antiquities

Archaeologists Uncover Mayan Objects Over 2,000 Years Old

Archaeologists Uncover Mayan Objects Over 2,000 Years Old

Mexican archaeologists have found handicrafts from the Mayan culture in the southeastern states of Yucatan and Campeche, notable among which are ceramics some 2,300 years old. continue reading »

UPDATE:  One of Latin America’s Greatest Architects, Oscar Niemeyer, Dies

UPDATE:  One of Latin America’s Greatest Architects, Oscar Niemeyer, Dies

Celebrated Brazilian architect Oscar Niemeyer died Wednesday at a hospital in Rio de Janeiro, doctors said. He was 104. continue reading »

Famed Architect Oscar Niemeyer, 104, in Grave Condition in Brazil

Famed Architect Oscar Niemeyer, 104, in Grave Condition in Brazil

Centenarian Brazilian architect Oscar Niemeyer is in grave condition, doctors at Rio's Samaritan Hospital said Wednesday. The 104-year-old father of modern architecture in Brazil continue reading »

Reserva de la Familia Showcases Mexican Artist Ricardo Pinto’s Work

Reserva de la Familia Showcases Mexican Artist Ricardo Pinto’s Work

Every year, Jose Cuervo and Tequila Reserva de la Familia offer famous Mexican artists the opportunity to create original artwork for its packaging. Each Reserva de la Familia box is made of wood and features the artwork of renowned Mexican artists. continue reading »

Placido Domingo Named UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador

Placido Domingo Named UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador

Spanish opera singer and conductor Placido Domingo on Wednesday became the new goodwill ambassador for the U.N. Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization. continue reading »

Salvador Dali Artwork Donated to Goodwill in Washington

Salvador Dali Artwork Donated to Goodwill in Washington

It was a busy, noisy moment at a thrift store and donation site in Tacoma, Washington, when an anonymous donor left, mixed among other used items, a somewhat deteriorated engraving that turned out to be an original Salvador Dali. continue reading »

Aztec Emperor Moctezuma II’s Head-dress Restored, On Display in Austria

Aztec Emperor Moctezuma II’s Head-dress Restored, On Display in Austria

Is this feather head-dress, as many continue to claim, really in some way connected with the legendary Aztec ruler, Montezuma? Was this the headdress worn by a high-priest while performing ritual sacrifices or making offerings continue reading »

Argentina’s Faena Arts Center Brings Lesser Known Art into View

Argentina’s Faena Arts Center Brings Lesser Known Art into View

The urban planning community of Puerto Madero in Argentina‚Äôs Buenos Aires area has begun turning itself into an upscale art hub with the success of the Faena Arts Canter. Alan Faena is the mind behind the center which opened in 2011. Now, the Faena Art District project is continue reading »

LatAm Artists Anguiano, Siqueiros, Tamayo Sell Paintings at Mexican Auction

LatAm Artists Anguiano, Siqueiros, Tamayo Sell Paintings at Mexican Auction

Paintings by Raul Anguiano, David Alfaro Siqueiros and Rufino Tamayo sold here for a combined $1.2 million in scoring the three top bids at Casa Morton's auction of Latin American art. continue reading »

INAH Opens $15 Million Maya Museum in Cancun

INAH Opens $15 Million Maya Museum in Cancun

Clearly those behind the Cancun's new Maya museum are not living in fear of the end of the world, as they recently opened a multi-million dollar cultural attraction. continue reading »