El favor de los Santos: The Retablo Collection of New Mexico State University

 

El favor de los Santos: The Retablo Collection of New Mexico State University, June 29 – Sept 2, 2001

Summary: During 19th Century Mexico, an artistic tradition of home worship that flourished was the retablo and ex-voto – devotional religious paintings on tin. This exhibition examines the popularization of the retablo and ex-voto tradition in its artistic, social, political and religious contexts.

Curator: Charles Lovell and Elizabeth Zarur

Organizing Institution: University Art Gallery at New Mexico State University in Las Cruces

Displayed at: Mexican Fine Arts Center Museum Main Gallery

*Exhibition catalogue published.

Friday, June 29, 2001 to Sunday, September 2, 2001