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...
Mexican Masks

Mexican Masks

Mexican mask folk art is the Mexican’s traditional way of mask making and its used in various cultural dances and ceremonies. It’s an art that has been embedded in Mexican culture for a long time, even before the Spaniards came. It has been used by evangelists to...
Mexican Handicrafts

Mexican Handicrafts

Mexican Handicrafts have become somewhat of a phenomenon worldwide; the colorful, vibrant and creative creations are recognized for their cultural and artistic importance. Even art collectors note the universally appealing nature of the artworks made in Mexico. What...
Talavera Ceramics

Talavera Ceramics

Talavera ceramics originate in Puebla, Mexico and are a type of Maiolica pottery distinguishable by the milky-white glaze that coat them. Only Talavera ceramics from Puebla and its surrounding communities are considered authentic. Places such as Atlixco, Cholula, and...
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...