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Miradas Mexican Art from the Bank of America Collection

January 23 – August 30, 2009

This unique survey of one of the most extensive corporate collections in the U.S. takes a close look at paintings, prints, and photographs created over the past 80 years. The exhibition examines and celebrates work by artists on both sides of the U.S.-Mexico border, to reveal a variety of cultural aspects as they emerged in the years after the Mexican Revolution (1910-1920). Assembled here for the first time, visitors to the Miradas exhibition will have the opportunity to observe how many artists have been attracted to and inspired by Mexico’s ancient civilization and Modern theories alike. Traveling exhibition venues: Newark Museum of Art (Indigenismo: Ancient Roots in Mexican Art) NJ, The Muzeo, Anaheim CA, The Witte Museum San Antonio, LA Plaza De Cultura Y Artes, Los Angeles, City Arts Center, Oklahoma City, OK, The Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens, Jacksonville FL, Museum of Latin American Art, Long Beach CA

Participating Artists

Mario Algaze (b. 1947), Carlos Almaraz (1941-1989), Manuel Álvarez Bravo (1902-2002), Raymundo Andrade (b. 1961), Arnold Belkin (1930-1992), Miguel Castro Leñero (b.1956), Harry Callahan (1912-1999), Jean Charlot (1898-1979), Alejandro Colunga (b.1948), José Luis Cuevas (b. 1934), Wijnanda Deroo (b. 1955), Elliott Erwitt (b. 1928), Sally Gall (b. 1956), Flor Garduño (b. 1957), Gunther Gerzso (1915-2000), Roberto Gil de Montes (b. 1950), Robert Graham (b. 1938), Anthony Hernandez (b. 1947), Graciela Iturbide (b. 1942), Kenro Izu (b. 1949), Luis Jiménez Jr. (1940-2006), Roberto Juarez (b. 1952), Danny Lyon (b. 1942), Alfredo Ramos Martínez (1871-1946), Carlos Mérida (1891-1984), Wayne Miller (b. 1918), Roberto Munguia, Daniel Manrique (b. 1939), Amado Maurillo Peña Jr. (b. 1943), Gabriel Orozco (b. 1962), Martín Ramirez (1895-1963), Ricardo Rendón, Diego Rivera (1886-1957), Gustavo Ramos Rivera (b. 1940), Frank Romero (b. 1941), David Alfaro Siqueiros (1896-1974), Aaron Siskind (1903-1991), Paul Strand (1890-1976), Rufino Tamayo (1899-1991), Edward Weston (1886-1958), Mariana Yampolsky (1925-2002), Francisco Zúñiga (1912-1998)

Curator

Cesáreo Moreno

Organizing Institution

National Museum of Mexican Art

Displayed at

Main Gallery