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Frida and Coatlicue

Many Mexican intellectuals including Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera sustained Mexicanidad, the pro-native movement associated with the Mexican Revolution.

Alfredo Chavero (1841-1906) was a politically active Mexican archeologist who enthusiastically promoted the re-appropriation of Mexico’s indigenous past.  238 more words

Frida Kahlo

Huipiles & Me

My mom moved to San Antonio, Texas as a young woman and instantly fell in love with the city’s bi-cultural flavor. In fact, my mom wanted to be Mexican. 252 more words

Huipiles

Junk Mail Art: Animal from Oaxaca

shed light in the dark
now imagine    choose your world
belong to someone

I found a wonderful children’s alphabet book at the library called “ABeCedarios”.  35 more words

Kerfe

Multi-Cultural Folk Art From My Collection, Part 1

Collecting and decorating with folk art is my passion. I’d like to give you a little transfusion of that passion. Because I think folk art can be displayed in practically any interior setting. 2,932 more words

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Mexican Coconut Masks From My Collection

Throughout this beautiful world, wherever coconuts grow, people make art from their shells. Be it Hawaii, the Philippine Islands, or Mexico, you’ll find coconut shell art in those locales. 1,568 more words

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Back in NoHo

I have absolutely no background information on the artists featured in this week’s post, except that it is on the side of the Rose Theater in North Hollywood, CA.   122 more words

Street Art

Feminine Divine

I was out running some errands and came across two lovelies, that couldn’t be left behind.

The angel is in the vintage shop now and the dress will be there later this week.

Hunt And Gather