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Icons of Mexican Culture
Stunning fine art clay sculpture by Master Potter Tiburcio
Soteno. This is an example of an artist that can produce folk
art as well as fine art. Tiburcio calls this type of
Arbol de la Vida, "retablo" because it doesn't have
This sculpture presents icons of Mexico's history and culture:
Our Lady of Guadalupe, Father Hidalgo, Emiliano Zapata,
Subcomandante Marcos, a Mayan man from Palenque, an
Aztec Warrior or Caballero Aguila, a Mariachi
musician and a Deer dancer, the Eagle devouring a serpent and
Christopher Columbus' Carabela.
Featured in the exhibition , "Great Masters of Mexican Popular
Art"are several Trees of Life by Tiburcio
Soteno. The exhibition was shown a few months ago in Casa de
America, Madrid, and at the
Dallas Museum of
After its Dallas showing, the exhibition will be seen
The Mexican Fine Arts Center Museum in Chicago from February
15 to May 26.
The National Museum of the American Indian, Smithsonian Institution,
in New York will host this exhibition after May 26.
29.5" Tall 21"