Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Art Exhibit at the Palacio de Bellas Artes: Pinta la Revolución


Watercolor sketch for a ballet costume by Diego Rivera (1931)


You only have until May 7 to see the top notch exhibit of art inspired and influenced by the Mexican Revolution, currently on view at the Palacio de Bellas Artes in Mexico City.
This must-see show includes works by some big names in Mexican art history like Rivera, Kahlo, Tamayo, Orozco and Siquieros (whose early watercolor scenes of brothels are like nothing you've seen of his before), and many other lesser-known artists that you will be glad to know. I highly recommend this show.

Click link below for more information:

 http://www.inba.gob.mx/actividad/1691/pinta-la-revolucion-arte-moderno-mexicano-1910-1950





                                    Manuel Rodriguez Lozano, El Holocausto (1944)




                                          Juan O'Gorman La Ciudad de México (1949, detail)




                                             Maria Izquierdo Altar de Dolores (1949)

5 comments:

kate said...

Fabulous!! Would love to fly over tomorrow!

Charles Soberman said...

It was a great exhibit. We were lucky to have seen it. And on the top floor (above the exhibit) is a very interesting exhibit of modern Mexican architecture. Not to be missed if you are in Bellas Artes.

Laura Espinosa said...

Wonderful and thanks for the head's up!

Laura Espinosa said...

PS I Especially like the O'Gorman.

Retired Teacher said...

Went there a couple weeks ago. Excellent exhibit!

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