Keepers

Explore the concept of what or who a “keeper” is through these representative objects chosen from every aspect and era of the Permanent Collection.  This is the recent acquisition debut at the National Museum of Mexican Art for each one of these captivating works with an emphasis on artists from Chicago, the West Coast and throughout Mexico.

A través de estos objetos explore el concepto de qué y quién es un "coleccionista".  Los objetos elegidos son representativas de cada uno de los estilos y las épocas que componen la Colección Permanente. Este es el debut de las recientes adquisiciones del Museo Nacional de Arte Mexicano. Cada una de estas cautivantes obras pone énfasis en artistas de Chicago, de la Costa Oeste y de todo México.

Exhibition runs from January 20 to October 21, in the Rubin & Paula Torres Gallery

Curated by Rebecca D. Meyers

Participating Artists

Marco Abarca

Manuel Álvarez Bravo

Hugo Brehme

Leonard Buschman

Federico Cantú

Raul Caracoza

Alfonso Castillo

Mario Castillo

Jesús Castro

Carlos Cortéz

Nicolás de Jesús

Yvonne Domenge

Helen Escobedo

Esperanza Gama

Jaime “Germs” Zacarias

Alberto Gironella

Juan Y. Badia

Gorky González

Gronk

José Guerrero

William Henry Jackson

Sarah Jiménez Vernis

Guillermo Kahlo

Ronald Krajewski

Alma López

Analu López

Gilbert “Magú” Luján

Fredy Jesús Mauricio

Carlos Mérida

Laura Molina

Oscar Moya

Navarro

Mark Nelson

Panduro-Nuñez Family

José Patricio)

Bulmaro Pérez Mendoza

Reynaldo Quezada

Adolfo Quinteros

Alejandro Rangel Hidalgo

Marcos Raya

Miguel Angel Reyes

Floriberta Reyes Gómez Cruz

Favianna Rodríguez

Alejandro Romero

Betsabeé Romero

Frank Romero

Victoriano Salgado Morales

Filemón Santiago

Linda Vallejo

Kathy Vargas

Inocencio Vásquez

José Velázquez

Gabriel Villa

Francisco Zúñiga

Along with several anonymous works

 

(Image) Anonymous (Zapotec / Mixtec Cultures, Oaxaca), Candelabro de venado / Deer Candelabra, ca. 1967, black ceramic, 26 3/4" x 13 3/4" x 6", National Museum of Mexican Art Permanent Collection, 2010.80, Gift from the John and Dorianne Venator Collection, photo credit: Michael Tropea

Friday, January 20, 2012 - 6:00pm