Grandes Maestros del Arte Popular Mexicano


Grandes Maestros del Arte Popular Mexicano, Feb 15 – May 26, 2002

Summary: This exhibition offers a comprehensive view of a people’s art and culture immersed in age-old traditions.  The 500 objects on display convey the stories of eternal México, and of its innovative artisans capable of linking the traditional with the contemporary.

Curator: Cándida Fernández de Calderón

Organizing Institution: Fomento Cultural Banamex

Displayed at: Mexican Fine Arts Center Museum Main Gallery, Torres Gallery and Courtyard Gallery. 

Traveling exhibition venues: Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, Casa de Ámerica, Madrid, Museo Isaac Fernández de Arte Hispanoamericano, Buenos Aires, Mexican Fine Arts Center Museum, Chicago, Bibliotheque Fornay, Paris, Castillo Real, Varsovia, Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian, New York, Museo de Arte Decorativo Popular Ucranio, Kiev, Museo Etnográfico Dahlem, Berlin, Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, CA, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles, Arte Americas Fresno Art Museum, Fresno, Phoenix Art Museum, Pheonix, La maison del’artisanat et des métiers, Marsella, Barra de Abogados, Beirut.

*Exhibition catalogue published.

Friday, February 15, 2002 to Sunday, May 26, 2002