LUZ JIMENEZ: SIMBOLO DE UN PUEBLO MILENARIO 1897-1965

México: Consejo Nacional para la Cultura y las Artes, Instituto Nacional de Bellas Artes, Museo Casa Estudio Diego Rivera y Frida Kahlo/Mexic-Arte Museum, noviembre 1999-enero 2000/mayo-julio 2000. b/w and color plates, frontis., ports., draws., plan, sig., bibls., hem., facs., bio/chrons., plus (12)p. loose cat., color pict. wrps. Item #56412
ISBN: 9701837762

Exhibition on the paintings inspired by indigenous woman who served as a model for greats such as Rivera, David Alfaro Siqueiros, José Clemente Orozco, Fernando Leal y Chalot, Tina Modotti, and Edward Weston. Her image became a symbol of national culture and is especially visible in murals and oil paintings of Diego Rivera. She is also famous for her linguistic work that included transcriptions and teaching of Nahuatl language. She has Nahuatl stories. She has her memoirs printed and translated into English. A beautiful tribute to this important figure. LIMITED EDITION OF 1000. SPANISH AND ENGLISH TEXTS.

Price: $30.00

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