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Famous Mexicans on their stamps - Frida Kahlo Peter Laux

Frida Kahlo was a talented artist considered by many to be a modern master. She also was a tough lady, fighting physical adversity from early childhood. Her artwork provides a look into her tormented b... read more

Mexican muralists: the big three - Orozco, Rivera, Siqueiros. Rita Pomade

Mexico in 1910 was a country in despair. Foreign domination had been replaced by the tyranny of President Porfirio Diaz. Two-thirds of the people lived in abject poverty and slavery was growing at a fa... read more

Francisco Goitia - A Product Of His Times Rita Pomade

When we talk of Mexico's great painters, Francisco Goitia isn't the first name that comes to mind. Yet, without a doubt, he is one of last century's great painters. He the spirit of his times and refle... read more

Maria Izquierdo - Monumento Artistico De La Nación Rita Pomade

On October 25, 2002, one hundred years after her birth , the Mexican painter Maria Izquierdo was declared a Monumento Artistico de la Nación by Mexico City's National Commission for Arts and Culture. ... read more

Rufino Tamayo Rita Pomade

I've just recently seen the " Tamayo Illustrador" exhibition at the Museo del Periodismo y las Artes Graficas in downtown Guadalajara. Rufino Tamayo is a Mexican icon, and this was one show I did... read more

Saturnino Herran: A Bright Light Too Soon Extinguished Rita Pomade

At least ten years before the "Big Three" - Rivera, Orozco, Siqueiros - came into their own as world-renown muralists, a lone painter was setting the groundwork. His name was Saturnino Herran. He was t... read more

Mexican painter Lorena Rodriguez: from the personal to the universal Erin Cassin

Lorena Rodríguez is shattering stereotypes about Mexican women one brushstroke at a time. Her multidimensional, female characters inhabit Mexico's contemporary landscape. Her paintings explore the many layers that comprise these women and the society in which they live. read more

A family tradition in Michoacan: the pineapple pottery of Hilario Alejos Madrigal Erin Cassin

All of my sentiments, all of my imagination are imprinted in a pineapple. It is the way in which I share my imagination with people. read more

Casa Santiago: Zapotec rug weavers of Teotitlan del Valle, Oaxaca Alvin Starkman

Porfirio Santiago weaving a Zapotec rug in Oaxaca, Mexico Copyright 2007-03-01 Porfirio Santiago is at his loom, diligently weaving a massive 2 x 3 meter rug with traditional designs, f... read more

Michoacan's master craftspeople and their arts Travis Whitehead

Abdon Punzo Angel's thick hands tapped minute details into the menacing snout of the copper dragon that sat immobilized in a vise, its body seeming to squirm. Beside him, another shiny dragon writhed f... read more

Alejandro Rangel Hidalgo - Universal artist from Colima Wendy Devlin

In the half-light I enter the ‘horno’ or oven room. A base of reds frames the pre-Hispanic pieces in the Museum of Alejandro Rangel Hidalgo. It is easy to imagine the fiery origin of the land ... read more

Life translated to art: the works of Mexican painter Mara Odette Erin Cassin

Even if I see a landscape or a flower or the ocean, I can detect a human feeling, so it reminds me (that) I am human. read more

A Mexican artist: Marybeth Coulter Best, art in pottery Helyn Bercovitch

Our cover this month is graced with a ceramic plate, lovingly created by local potter Marybeth Coulter-Best. Originally from Meno, Oklahoma, Marybeth makes her home at Lakeside. She credits her Mexican... read more

Interview with Judith Thomamichel: artist in Mexico Helyn Bercovitch

As interviewed by A. McGillivray Q: Jude tell us about yourself: A: I was born in Chicago and grew up in the 50's in a small suburb. I married young, had four kids, a son and three daughters. Fourtee... read more

Rita Pomade: artist and graphoanalyst in Mexico Darryl Tenenbaum

This month's cover features an etching by local artist and graphoanalyst, Rita Pomade, who admits to having a life-long fascination with lines and their potential for expression. Rita works in... read more

Nature's artist: Mexico's Alan Vazquez Erin Cassin and Kinich Ramirez

"The topics that I address in my artwork are an SOS to protect our scarce natural resources of today." read more

Painting poetry: Mexican artist Veronica Leiton Erin Cassin

"I firmly believe that the work should speak for itself. It alone will reflect what one as an artist thinks and feels." read more

Living memories: photographs by Mexico's Miguel Angel Martinez Erin Cassin

"Contact with nature has always been my primary inspiration. The energy that you receive is powerful, and at the same time, peaceful." read more

The Obsidian Butterfly: modern Huichol symbolism Erin Cassin

"The Nawatl art is creating archetypes, in the Jungian sense, awakening unconsciously the common roots of the artist and the viewer." read more
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