Skip Navigation

Home Projects Publications Archives About Sign Up or Log In

Browse Resources

Artists -- Mexico

Resources
View Resource Diego Rivera: Murals for the Museum of Modern Art

Visit this interactive site from the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) to explore eight murals by the Mexican artist Diego Rivera. In 1931, MoMA created studio space in the Museum for Rivera to paint five mural panels with themes drawn from Mexican history, intended to be part of a major retrospective of the artist's work. The subsequent exhibition was wildly popular, and after it closed, Rivera painted...

https://www.moma.org/interactives/exhibitions/2011/rivera/in...
View Resource Octavio Medellin: Works of Art and Artistic Processes

Octavio Medellin was a celebrated artist who worked with stone, copper, and brass. Born in 1907, he created a number of unique art installations throughout Dallas in the 1950s, notably his mosaic work at Saint Bernard of Clairvaux Catholic Church and the glass ceiling lights in the Mercantile Bank Building. Over the decades, he kept himself busy teaching at the University of North Texas and the...

https://sites.smu.edu/cdm/cul/med/
View Resource National Museum of Mexican Art Screenshot

Located in the Pilsen neighborhood, the National Museum of Mexican Art in Chicago aims to celebrate the works of Latina/o artists. If you can't get to the actual museum, its site has a range of information about its collections, outreach efforts, and educational programs. The Collections section introduces visitors to the various artworks housed at the museum, such as Folk Art, Photography, and...

http://nationalmuseumofmexicanart.org/