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Grandes Maestros del Arte Popular Mexicano

February 15 – May 26, 2002

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.

Participating Artists


Cándida Fernández de Calderón

Organizing Institution

Fomento Cultural Banamex

Displayed at

Mexican Fine Arts Center Museum Main Gallery, Rubin & Paula Torres Gallery 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, Phoenix, La maison del’artisanat et des métiers, Marsella, Barra de Abogados, Beirut.