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Exhibition February 16 − September 20

Flores Mexicanas: Women in Contemporary Mexican Art

Flores Mexicanas: "Women in Contemporary Mexican Art»Explore the changing perceptions of women in paintings, works on paper and textiles in Mexican art of the early 20th century using the works of some of the most famous Mexican artists.

Part of the exhibition traces the career of Alfredo Ramos Martinez, one of the founders of Mexican modernism. "Flores Mexicanas" was the last work Martinez did before moving from Mexico City to Los Angeles in 1929.

The exhibition presents about 40 works that examine gender issues, politics and the role of the new modern woman in Mexico, including the works of Frida Calo, Diego Rivera and David Alfaro Siqueiros and others.