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  • MEXICO’S GREAT NATURALIST: JOSÉ MARÍA VELASCO

    José María Velasco was born in Temascalcingo, Mexico, in 1840 to a family of textile merchants. Velasco showed an interest in drawing and design from a young age, often creating amateur sketches in his school books. (8) At the age of 17, he was granted a scholarship to study at the Real Academia de SanRead the Rest…

    APRIL 24TH: FRIDAY LINK ROUND-UP

    Every Friday, we post a list of some of our favorite art-related news and articles from around the internet. Have some time this weekend? Go see the Driehaus Museum’s exhibition, “Maker and Muse.” Maker & Muse: Women and Early Twentieth Century Art Jewelry features more than two hundred and fifty pieces of jewelry created inRead the Rest…

    APRIL 17TH: FRIDAY LINK ROUNDUP

    Did you remember to file your taxes? Every Friday, we post a list of some of our favorite art-related news and articles from around the internet. Opening tonight! The National Museum of Mexican Art‘s exhibition, “The House on Mango Street: Artists Interpret Community.” Narrated in a series of vignettes, the book tells the story ofRead the Rest…

    APRIL 10TH: FRIDAY LINK ROUND-UP

    What Spring showers! Every Friday, we post a list of some of our favorite art-related news and articles from around the internet. Opening this weekend! The Art Institute of Chicago‘s exhibition, “Chatter: Architecture Talks Back.” Architecture is a perpetual conversation between the present and the past, knowing full well that the future is listening. SoRead the Rest…

    APRIL 3RD: FRIDAY LINK ROUND-UP

    Happy April! Haven’t the last couple of days been lovely? The crocuses are even starting to bloom! Every Friday, we post a list of some of our favorite art-related news and articles from around the internet. Opening this weekend! The Art Institute of Chicago‘s exhibition, “Spreading Devotion: Japanese and European Religious Prints.” Both in the East andRead the Rest…