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Gallery Weekend Brings Contemporary Art to Mexico City

Gallery Weekend Brings Contemporary Art to Mexico City

Mexico City residents have an opportunity this weekend to learn about contemporary art at Gallery Weekend, organizers said. continue reading »

Expert Discovers Industrial Salt Processing Plant in Ancient Mayan City

Expert Discovers Industrial Salt Processing Plant in Ancient Mayan City

An industrial salt processing plant of the Maya Preclassic Period in Guatemala, which produced as much as 24,000 tons of salt per year, was discovered at Salinas de los Nueve Cerros (Saltworks of the Nine Hills), one of the most ancient cities of the Mayan civilization, American archaeologist Brent Woodfill said. continue reading »

Christie’s Auctions “Homme Assis” by Picasso for $1.8 Million in China

Christie’s Auctions “Homme Assis” by Picasso for $1.8 Million in China

Christie's sold in Shanghai for $1.8 million the first painting by Spanish artist Pablo Picasso ever auctioned in China. continue reading »

L.A. Museum Honors Late Mexican Cinematographer Gabriel Figueroa

L.A. Museum Honors Late Mexican Cinematographer Gabriel Figueroa

The Los Angeles County Museum of Art gave a press preview of an upcoming exhibition of the work of late Mexican cinematographer Gabriel Figueroa. continue reading »

Berlin Museum Hosts Picasso Exhibition Celebrating Women, Bulls

Berlin Museum Hosts Picasso Exhibition Celebrating Women, Bulls

A new exhibition at Berlin's Kupferstichkabinett Museum provides visitors with a window into Spanish artist Pablo Picasso's passion for women and bulls via 180 prints, drawings, paintings and other works. continue reading »

Frida Kahlo Inspires Mexican Designer Rolando Santana’s Collection

Frida Kahlo Inspires Mexican Designer Rolando Santana’s Collection

Mexican designer Rolando Santana used the runways at New York Fashion Week to create an ode to femininity, unveiling a colorful collection inspired by iconic artist Frida Kahlo. continue reading »

Arena Mexico Displays Exhibit Celebrating 80 Years of Wrestling

Arena Mexico Displays Exhibit Celebrating 80 Years of Wrestling

A new photography exhibit celebrates eight decades of wrestling at Mexico City's Arena Mexico. The exhibit, "Arena Mexico: 80 Years of Continuous Wrestling," features 124 photographs that tell the story of the venerable venue and the men who have grappled there. continue reading »

Archaeologist Uncover Oldest Home in Amazon Nearly 3,000 Years-Old

Archaeologist Uncover Oldest Home in Amazon Nearly 3,000 Years-Old

French and Ecuadorian archaeologists discovered in Ecuador's Pastaza province the nearly 3,000-year-old remains of what appears to be the oldest home in the Amazon region, the project chief told Efe. continue reading »

Herradura Challenges Artists to Transform Tequila Oak Barrels into Works of Art for $100K

Herradura Challenges Artists to Transform Tequila Oak Barrels into Works of Art for $100K

Since 1870, Tequila Herradura has been crafting what many consider to be the finest tequila in the world. This year, Herradura will be sharing its history, heritage and passion for crafting the finest tequila with art aficionados nationwide through the "Herradura Barrel Art Collection." continue reading »

Mexico Recovers 3 Archaeological Items From University of Miami

Mexico Recovers 3 Archaeological Items From University of Miami

The Mexican government announced the recovery of three "unique and irreplaceable" archaeological items that it had requested from the museum at the University of Miami because they had been "illicitly removed" from Mexico. continue reading »