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Mexico City: A journey through eight centuries
Mexico (Notimex) - A collection of paintings, sculptures, literature, architecture and photography showing Mexico City's history is on show in a catalogue at the Museum of Mexico City.
The catalogue is called "Mexico City: A journey through eight centuries," and aims to showcase the various artistic styles that have evolved throughout the city's history.
Some of the 500 pieces on show include works...
Iconic Andy Warhol painting to be auctioned in Mexico City
Mexico (Notimex) - An iconic portrait of Marilyn Monroe by Andy Warhol will be the highlight of the Modern and Contemporary Art auction in Mexico City on February 22.
The starting price for the Warhol piece is $64,000 U.S. dollars.
The Monroe portrait is part of a series in which Warhol aimed to study the "superficiality of fame" and the banality of stars.
The painting is part of a series of 250...
NY Metropolitan Museum of Art to open pre-Hispanic exhibit
New York (Notimex) - New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art has announced it will open an exhibition of more than 300 pieces of pre-Hispanic art, ranging from Mexico to Peru.
The exhibit, called "Golden Kingdoms: Luxury and Legacy in the Ancient Americas," includes 92 pieces from Mexico.
The exhibition will open from February 28 to May 28.
The pieces on show include crowns, pendants, necklaces, chestplates,...
New York to host world's first opera with mariachi
New York (Notimex) - The New York City Opera is preparing to host the "Cruzar la cara de la luna," (To cross the face of the moon) show, the first opera in the world to be written specifically for mariachi music.
The opera has four dates, from January 25 to 28 at the Rose Theater, Lincoln Center, in Manhattan.
The script was written by Leonard Foglia, and the music was composed and arranged by José...