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This large-scale, multipage calavera newspaper collectively illustrated by members of the Taller de Gráfica Popular addresses a variety of contemporary international and domestic issues, including...
Turning the Pages: Taller de Gráfica Popular (Mexican graphic artist collective, founded 1937), <em>Vacillating Calaveras of the War</em>, 1939
This collectively produced broadside pamphlet was one of the first calavera sheets published by the Taller de Gráfica Popular for the Day of the Dead, drawing on the dark humor, chaotic energy, and...
Turning the Pages: Taller de Gráfica Popular (Mexican graphic artist collective, founded 1937), <em>Calaveras Crazy About Music</em>, 1937
The handbills in this album exemplify the Taller de Gráfica Popular’s attempts to achieve one of its primary goals: to speak directly to and for the Mexican people, in this case chiefly urban and...
Turning the Pages: Taller de Gráfica Popular (Mexican printmaking collective, founded 1937), <em>Album of 25 Illustrated Educational Handbills</em>, 1938–1942
Elizabeth Pope, curatorial research assistant for the Casas Grandes exhibition, explores some of the complex cosmic symbolism to be found on this ancient American pottery.
Audio Lecture: Feathered Serpents and Scarlet Macaws: Imagery of Casas Grandes Ceramics
Abraham Cruzvillegas (Mexican, born 1968) will lecture on his ten-year body of work titled Autoconstrucción, or “self-construction”. His work primarily consists of sculpture and...
Video: Lecture by Abraham Cruzvillegas
A timeline showing the chronology of works alongside historical and cultural events, excerpted from the The Arts of the Ancient Americas teacher manual.
Timeline: The Arts of the Ancient Americas
This set of activities relates to the great ancient American city, Teotihuacán. The alignment of the city plan with celestial and topographical phenomena makes Teotihuacán a remarkable example of the...
Classroom Activity: The Ancient City and Its Environment
Stamps have been used throughout the Americas since ancient times for creating patterns on textiles, in plaster, etc. They were often made for mass consumption and in some cases were used as articles...
Classroom Activity: Making Stamps
Map of Ancient Mesoamerica. Excerpted from The Arts of the Ancient Americas teacher manual.
Map: Ancient Mesoamerica
Map of The Valley of Mexico. Excerpted from The Arts of the Ancient Americas teacher manual.
Map: The Valley of Mexico
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