La Patria Portátil 100 Years of Mexican Chromo Art Calendars

 

La Patria Portátil 100 Years of Mexican Chromo Art Calendars, Jan 15 – April 25, 1999

Summary: A retrospective of 20th Century Mexico, as seen through its popular art calendars. These vintage calendars feature historic and romantic images, which have become part of the Mexican identity.  Subjects include the Mexican Revolution and romanticized Pre-Columbian images.

Curator: Alfonso Morales

Organizing Institution: Mexican Fine Arts Center Museum and Museo Soumaya, Mexico D.F.

Displayed at: Mexican Fine Arts Center Museum Original Main Gallery and West Wing.

Traveling exhibition venues: The Latino Museum of History, Art and Culture, Los Angeles and The Mexican Museum, San Francisco. 

*Exhibition catalogue published by Mexican Fine Arts Center Museum and Museo Soumaya, Mexico, D.F.

Friday, January 15, 1999 to Sunday, April 25, 1999