Horns, Hooves, Wings, Fins and Tails: Animal Imagery in the Permanent Collection

 

Horns, Hooves, Wings, Fins and Tails: Animal Imagery in the Permanent Collection, January 24 – June 15, 2008      

Summary: Over 100 objects from the Museum’s Permanent Collection explores the depiction of animals in Mexico from ancient Mesoamerican cultures and folklore to contemporary issues of habitat loss. These pieces represent a cross section of the Permanent Collection.

Participating Artists: Roberto Bañuelos, Flora Rodriguez, Alfredo Arreguín, Alfredo Zalce, Betty LaDuke, Pedro Guzmán Leon, Teódulo Rómulo, Hugo Brehme, Crescensio Flores Rojas, José Guadalupe Posada-Aguilar, Filemón Santiago, Gerardo Cantú, Mardonio Magaña, Francisco Toledo, Jeff Abbey Maldonado, Luis Valencia, Artemio Rodríguez, Irwin Nash, René Arceo, Alfredo Zalce, Foto Vidal, J.C. Hatton, Antonio Turo, Michael Hernández de Luna, Lucia Lete, DLM, Jacobo and Maria Angeles Ojeda, Pepe Santiago, Claudio Ojeda M., Mario Lopez Torres, Luis Pablo, Manuel and Angelico Jimenez and Isaias (Jimenez), Narciso Gonzales-Ramirez, Arsenio Morales, Margarito Ayala M., Fabian Rodríguez, Joaquin Hernandez Vasquez, Arsenio Morales.  *This exhibit numerous works from anonymous artists.

Curator: Rebecca D. Meyers

Organizing Institution: National Museum of Mexican Art

Displayed at: National Museum of Mexican Art Rubin & Paula Torres Gallery

 

Thursday, January 24, 2008 to Sunday, June 15, 2008