18.- Dublin exhibits works by Mexican painter Alejandro Dorantes [ 2017-11-24 - 09:07:16 ] Dublin (Notimex) -- The Mexican embassy in Dublin has inaugurated an exhibition by Mexican painter Alejandro Dorantes called "Space and Time".
"His works takes us to our subconscious minds and to inevitable reflection," said Mexican ambassador to Ireland, Miguél Malfavón, during the inaugural speech.
"To look at Dorantes's works is to look at the...
17.- Surrealism: Eyes of Mexico opens in New York [ 2017-09-29 - 16:56:50 ] New York (Notimex) -- New York's Throckmorton gallery has inaugurated an exhibition called "Surrealism, Eyes of Mexico," which aims to show the profound influence the surrealist art movement had on Mexican photographers.


The exhibit includes works by Rosa Covarrubias, Tina Modotti, Manuel Alavarez Bravo, Lola Alvarez Bravo, Kati Horna, Hector...

16.- Victoria & Albert Museum to show collection of original Frida Kahlo clothes [ 2017-09-12 - 08:08:46 ] London (Notimex) -- London's Victoria & Albert Museum will exhibit a collection of original clothes owned by Frida Kahlo (1907-1954) next year.


"Frida Kahlo is one of the most iconic and renowned artists of the past century," said museum director Tristam Hunt.


The collection includes accessories, medicines, jewelery and letters...

15.- Monumental 'Alebrijes' to parade in Mexico City [ 2017-09-12 - 07:49:24 ] Mexico (Notimex) -- Every year the streets of Mexico City's historic center are the setting of a parade of monumental 'Alebrijes,' brightly colored folk art sculptures of fantastical creatures.


This year the parade will take place on October 21, with some 200 of these scultpures.


The Alebrijes are made from cardboard, paper, wood...

14.- Top world authors to take part in Querétaro Hay Festival [ 2017-08-01 - 07:59:56 ] Mexico (Notimex) -- Award-winning authors from around the world will give speeches at the Querétaro Hay Festival, from September 7 to 10.


Among the authors are Argentina's César Aira; Lionel Shriver, from the U.S.; the UK's Hanif Kureishi; award-winning Brazilian author Nélida Piñon and Italy's Paolo Giordano.


Also...

13.- Mexican Baroque art goes to New York [ 2017-07-14 - 12:15:47 ]  New York (Notimex) -- The Metropolitan Museum of New York has announced an exhibition of the work of Mexican baroque artist Cristobal de Villalpando (1649-1714).


Villalpando is regarded as one of the most innovative aritsts of the Hispanic world.


The exhibition, called "Cristóbal de Villalpando: Mexican Baroque Painter"...

12.- Alfonso Cuarón to teach masterclass at Cannes Film Festival [ 2017-05-11 - 11:44:22 ] Paris (Notimex)-- Mexican filmmaker Alfonso Cuarón (above) will teach one of the two masterclasses of the 70th edition of the Cannes International Film Festival, which will begin next week.


The Oscar-winning director will offer the film lesson on Wednesday, May 24th at the Buñuel hall of the Cannes Festival Palace. The lesson...

11.- Madrid gives keys to Casa de México in Spain [ 2017-04-20 - 14:12:25 ] Madrid (Notimex) -- The City of Madrid delivered to the Mexican Minister of Foreign Affairs, Luis Videgaray, the keys to the building that Casa de Mexico (House of Mexico) will occupy in Spain.


 


The aim is to promote Mexican culture, society, economy and sport in Spain.


Madrid Mayor Manuela Carmena handed over the keys...

10.- Berliner Philharmoniker to play free concerts in Tlaxcala [ 2017-04-19 - 11:13:08 ] Tlaxcala (Notimex) – The Berlin symphony orchestra, Berliner Philharmoniker, will offer free concerts in the central Mexican state of Tlaxcala this week.


The orchestra will play the Sibelius Symphonies, by Jean Sibelius.


The aim is to create awareness of international art and music.


Tlaxcala will be the only city where...

9.- Mesoamerican ball game at Teotihuacan [ 2017-04-14 - 09:17:29 ] Mexico (Notimex) – The Mesoamerican ball game, Olamaztli in Nahuatl language, will be played at the Teotihuacan pyramid site to the north-east of Mexico City.


 


The games are part of the second National Mesoamerican Ball Game competitions.


Male and female teams from across the country will gather to play at the...