GREAT MASTERS OF FOLK ART : FOMENTO CULTURAL BANAMEX COLLECTION: 20 YEARS
México, D.F: Fomento Cultural Banamex, 2021. color pict. slipcase. (Slipcase with 3 inch rubbing to front). Item #115013
Exhibition Great Masters of Mexican Popular Art, 20 years at the Palacio de Cultura Citibanamex - Palacio de Iturbide. The exhibition pays tribute to the first 150 architects who made up the original project of the Popular Art Support Program, setting the standard and standing out for the elaboration of works with expressive force, technique and traditional materials used with perfection. Additionally, it includes the new Grand Masters, those who have been joining the Program and who have expanded the specialties contemplated in the Collection. The exhibition has 3,436 pieces of popular art, grouped into 1,262 sets, created by 624 Grand Masters, from the 32 states of the Mexican Republic. Visitors will be able to enter into the varied handicraft production of our country, which has been transformed according to the regions, ethnic groups, materials or techniques that are handled in any of the 347 incorporated localities. Includes the biography, technique and beauty of the creations of 260 workshops. In addition, it includes a directory with about 600 master craftsmen, so that the interested reader can contact them, visit their workshops and acquire their pieces.. CONTENTS: Presentation -- Introduction -- Clay -- Plant fibers – Wood – Metals – Textiles – Various – Bibliography -- In memoriam -- Index.