The government of France and Mexico organize the largest retrospective yet on Mexican modern art.
From October 5th 2016 to January 23rd 2017 an important sample of Mexican modern artworks are exposed on the walls of the Grand Palais, Paris. This stunning Beaux-Arts building, hosts 230 artworks by 60 Mexican artists, active during the first half of the 20th century.
The extensive exhibition curated by Agustin Arteaga, focuses on the avant-garde character by artists such as Jorge Gonzalez Camarena, Rufino Tamayo, Nahui Olin, Roberto Montenegro, Frida Kahlo and the three great; Diego Rivera, José Clemente Orozco and David Alfaro Siqueiros.
‘Mexique 1900-1950’, allows us to discover the spirit and essence of Mexico’s rich cultural heritage and reminds us of pivotal social contexts that influenced the development of Mexican art. It is with great pride that we would like to share with you our favorite modern artworks visible in Paris until January 23rd 2017.
Most of these works travelled from Mexico City’s Museum of Modern Art and will soon head back there for you to experience them face-to-artwork.