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La Patria Portátil 100 Years of Mexican Chromo Art Calendars

January 15 – April 25, 1999

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

Participating Artists


Alfonso Morales

Organizing Institution

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

Displayed at

Main Gallery and West Wing Gallery