MEXICAN FOLK ART TECHNIQUES & TRADDITIONS
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Posted on November 10 2021
Seri Indian is an ethnic group also known as Comcaac. They live at Mexico's northern state of Sonora. Until the second half of the XXth century, they used to be nomad. Their main activities are fishing, the collecting of fruits from plants of the desert and the manufacture of these supberb baskets. Each basket has a deep...
Posted on April 11 2020
Mexican Tree of Life is one of the finest pottery in the world, and one of the most important manifestations of Mexican Folk Art. Here you will find out the most important aspects to consider when buying a tree of life, the meaning of a tree of life and how it bloomed with the help of Frida Kahlo´s Husband & Many important Mexican Artists.
Posted on April 24 2019
What is an Alebrije? Alebrijes are One of the most popular and relatively recent manifestations of Mexican Folk art. Alebrijes are surreal creatures from an oneiric world that were "brought to life" by Pedro Linares Lopez (906-1992), a paper Maché artist from Mexico City, renowned for making big figures for...
Posted on October 10 2015
Maque is a highly elaborate pre columbian technique developed by the Purépecha indigenous people in the XIVth century at the region of Michoacán, Mexico. Although this lacquer technique survived for centuries, even the independence war; it almost disappeared after the revolution war in 1910. Roads were closed, men were drafted, hundreds of thousand died...
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