Category Archives: Mexico

Art for December 28th: Portraying the nation

“Retratando la nación” (1961) is a work of Mexican artist Jóse Chávez Morado (1909-2002).  A man is photographing (filming?) the mother (?) hiding her face with a child. What is the message? Wikipedia tells: “Morado promoted the social and political principles … Continue reading

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Fine Mexican Pottery in Helsinki, Arabia – Hienoa meksikolaista keramiikka

Surprisingly interesting exhibition in Design Museum’s Gallery Arabia, Helsinki: Fire and Clay The art of soft pottery in Oaxaca, Mexico. Design Museon Galleria Arabiassa on tammikuun 22. päivään asti mielenkiintoinen näyttely “Tuli ja savi – Mexicon Oaxacan haurasta keramiikkaa”. Se kertoo monipuolisesti tämän eteläisen … Continue reading

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Mexico – 202 years of turbulent independence

Congratulations, Mexico! On 16th of September 1810, 202 years ago, you declared your independence from Spain. You have great challenges e.g. with crime, drugs, freedom of the press and human rights (even we Finns have been directly involved in that via Jyri Jaakkola’s … Continue reading

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