Mexican Modern Painting
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Mexican Modern Painting gathers 80 key works by more than 40 Mexican artists of the early twentieth century--a period of immense creativity in the region, driven in part by the desire of its artists to forge an aesthetic identity that would define Mexico as a nation-state. The paintings highlighted here, from the Andrés Blaisten Collection, were assembled over a period of 30 years of meticulous research and passionate commitment, and offer the most thorough overview of Mexican modernism to date. Featured artists include Raúl Anguiano, Emilio Baz Viaud, Rosario Cabrera, Celia Calderón, Ramón Cano Manilla, Julio Castellanos, Fernando Castillo, Jean Charlot, Jesús Guerrero Galván, Francisco Gutiérrez, Saturnino Herrán, María Izquierdo, Agustín Lazo, Amador Lugo, Carlos Mérida, Guillermo Meza, José Clemente Orozco, Alfonso X. Peña, Feliciano Peña, Alfredo Ramos Martínez, Fermín Revueltas, Fernando Reyes, Diego Rivera, Manuel Rodríguez Lozano, David Alfaro Siqueiros and Rufino Tamayo.