30.- Frida breaks record in London [ 2018-06-19 - 11:58:51 ] London (Notimex) - A Frida Kahlo exhibition has broken attendance records at London's Victoria & Albert museum, with tickets sold out for the first three weeks.
The exhibit, called "Frida Kahlo: Making Herself Up," presents some of the artist's iconic dresses, corsets and a prosthetic leg, which are on show for the first time outside of Mexico.
"I'm...
29.- Mexican and French film makers seek co-productions [ 2018-06-15 - 17:50:23 ] Paris (Notimex) - Mexican film makers travelled to France for a bilateral meeting to seek more co-production projects.
"The idea is to seek a French co-producer to partner with and make Mexican-French films," said José Miguel Alvarez, director of Cinematography Production Support at the Mexican Cinematography Institute.
"At the institute, we believe...
28.- Mexico’s history in pictures [ 2018-06-08 - 15:48:03 ] Puebla [Notimex] – A collection of photographs portraying the history of Mexico will be exhibited at the Puebla Regional Museum.
The photos date from between 1845 and 1960.
The exhibition shows the changes that Mexican society has been through, from the romantic feel of the 21st century, to the hectic life at the beginning of the 20th century.
Many...
27.- Frida Kahlo exhibit wows Milan [ 2018-05-17 - 16:37:39 ] Milan (Notimex) - An exhibition of Frida Kahlo paintings has broken attendance records in Milan's Mudec Museum of Cultures.
"Frida Kahlo: Oltre il mito" (Frida Kahlo: Beyond the myth) includes 70 paintings, 40 drawings and 150 objects such as photographs, letters and belongings.
"Kahlo has become a victim of exploitation of her image, which has taken...
26.- Guerrero inaugurates Mezcal and Pozole Festival [ 2018-05-11 - 14:12:48 ] Acapulco (Notimex) – The 13th Pozole and Mezcal festival has begun in the city of Chilpancingo, Guerrero, with an opening ceremony of traditional music and dances.
During the festival, participants will offer several variations of traditional Pozole, a traditional soup made with hominy and meat.
The festival will also offer many other traditional...
25.- Puebla to host International Cello Festival [ 2018-05-10 - 15:46:12 ] Puebla (Notimex) - The city of Puebla will host the CFest International Cello Festival from July 2 to 7, said Eduardo Carpinteyro, co-founder and artistic director of the event.
The festival includes masterclasses, concerts, workshops and exhibitions.
The CFest was launched in 2015, and aims to give young students and cello professionals the opportunity...
24.- Guanajuato ready for the European Film Festival [ 2018-04-02 - 14:04:41 ] Mexico (Notimex) - The University of Guanajuato is just days away from inaugurating the Guanajuato European Film Festival, with Germany as this year's guest of honor.
The event, from April 16 to 22, is being organized in collaboration with the Goethe Institut Mexico.
The festival will include a video tribute to documentary film maker Werner Herzog...
23.- Mexico City: A journey through eight centuries [ 2018-03-16 - 11:20:26 ] 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...
22.- Iconic Andy Warhol painting to be auctioned in Mexico City [ 2018-02-15 - 13:11:30 ] 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...
21.- NY Metropolitan Museum of Art to open pre-Hispanic exhibit [ 2018-02-07 - 13:35:17 ] 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...