"Painted in Mexico"


Los Angeles county museum of art introduces new paintings that depict the 18th century art work from many great artist from Mexico such as Juan Rodríguez Juárez, Nicolás Enríquez and José de Ibarra. The Museums new exhibition displays many historical paintings that have never been seen before as they were designed for churches or other religious settings. A must-see museum if you're in the area!

"It was organized by LACMA curator Ilona Katzew and three co-curators: Jaime Cuadriello and Paula Mues Orts in Mexico City and Luisa Elena Alcalá in Madrid. More than 100 paintings are at LACMA, ranging from small oils on copper medallions worn as nuns’ habit décor to a monumental oval altarpiece 13 feet tall and 10 feet wide."

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