Artists

Diego Rivera’s Anahuacalli Musem

Diego Rivera’s Anahuacalli Musem

One Reason to love Mexico City: Diego Rivera’s Anahuacalli Museum in Coyoacan. Over his lifetime, Diego Rivera collected 50,000 pieces of pre-hispanic art. According to the museum staff he bought from ‘archaeologists’ who robbed temple sites and had a hand in taking pieces himself. Slideshow:

Trees of Life and Other Clay Work

Trees of Life and Other Clay Work

Arbol de la vida, the tree of life. ¬†They come in a variation of themes – Adam and Eve, the nacimiento, Noah’s arc, God overseeing his kingdom as well as scenes from nature, the animal kingdom, traditional Mexican scenes and dia de los muertos trees. […]