Frida Kahlo as Inspiration for Folk Art

Mexican folk art prides itself on representing the culture and traditions and everyday life both past and present . Therefore it is not surprising that much of Mexican folk art is inspired by Frida Kahlo, not only her art but also her personality, her way of dressing...

Eleazar Morales Wood Carvings

Eleazar Morales is a renowned artist from Oaxaca a state in Mexico were rival wood carvers compete for the title of best sculptor. He is undoubtedly one of the best, and his artwork is known throughout the world. Eleazar Morales creates whimsical animals and figures...

Day of the Dead & Day of the Dead Art

Day of the Dead (el Día de Muertos) is a Mexican celebration that is traditionally honored over a three-day holiday that starts on October 31st and ends on November 2nd, although in most places in Mexico, only November 2nd is fully commemorated. We often recognize...

What is Mata Ortiz Pottery?

Mata Ortiz pottery is, actually, a recreation of pottery and shards found in the Paquimé archaeological site in the Mexican State of Chihuahua. This style was recreated, and then updated, by a man called Juan Quezada Celado and is named after his town of residence,...
Mexican Art Gallery

Mexican Art Gallery

Art in all its expressions is a huge part of any culture, and though Mexico is no different it is certainly a more intense and unique example of how arts and crafts are tied inexorably to the cultures from which they spring. Mexican art can be seen as part of the...