Return to the Home Page | Return to Venue Listings


"MEXICAN MODERNISM"



FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

MEXICAN MODERNISM
July 12th – August 16th
Reception: Saturday, July 12th, from 5 to 7pm

Latin American Masters
Contact: William Sheehy, Director
264 N. Beverly Dr., Beverly Hills, CA 90210
(310) 271-4847, fax (310) 278-3932
Gallery hours: Tuesday to Saturday, from 11 AM to 6 PM
E-mail, lamasters@earthlink.net
Web site, http://www.LatinAmericanMasters.com
Gallery hours, Tuesday through Saturday from 11:00 A.M. to 6:00 P.M.

A portfolio sampling of the “Mexican Modernism” exhibition may be viewed at the gallery's Web site,
<http://artscenecal.com/Images/GalleryPages0703/MexicanModernismIB.html>

Latin American Masters announces “Mexican Modernism”. The exhibit includes paintings and original works on paper by Diego Rivera, Rufino Tamayo, Francisco Toledo, David Alfaro Siqueiros, Gunther Gerzso and Carlos Merida.

Among the show’s highlights are David Alfaro Siqueiros’s painting "Los Compadres," painted while he was incarcerated for his political activism in Mexico’s Federal Penitentiary, Diego Rivera’s oil painting "Los Braceros," included in Germany’s 1988 landmark exhibition, "The Image of Mexico" (Schirn Kunsthalle in Frankfurt), Rufino Tamayo’s monumental 1976 canvas "Niño en Rojo," and Francisco Toledo’s "Murcielagos Mirones" (painted during his 2002 stay in Los Angeles).

Gallery hours are Tuesday through Saturday from 11:OO a.m. to 6:OO p.m.
Contact William Sheehy at the gallery for more information



Return to "Mexican Modernism" Essays
Return to "Mexican Modernism"