Caras/Cuentos (Faces/Stories)

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Arts, Cultural Museum, Gallery, Museums
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CARAS / CUENTOS highlights some of the finest works in the museumís holdings including Pre-Hispanic ceramics from Mexicoís ancient culture as well as Incan Peru. Highly crafted santos, religious paintings and retablos are covered within the 19th-century colonial era. Internationally recognized master artists such as Rosa Covarrubias, Gustavo Monroy and Rufino Tamayo are included within the modern art section. The cutting-edge vitality of contemporary Chicano and Latino art is represented by Carlos Almaraz, Virginia Benavidez, Cristina Emmanuel, Carmen Lomas Garza and Emigdio Vasquez, among others. CARAS / CUENTOS would not be complete without showcasing popular cultural traditions as colorful vehicles for conveying concepts of belonging, community and identity.


Mexican Museum
Fort Mason Center, Building D
San Francisco, CA
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  1. Mexican Museum
    Fort Mason Center, Building D, San Francisco, CA