Busy making mole negro in Oaxaca, Mexico. This was a favorite of my late husband.  It has about 26 ingredients, including chocolate.  My tummy can't handle it!

Busy making mole negro in Oaxaca, Mexico. This was a favorite of my late husband. It has about 26 ingredients, including chocolate. My tummy can't handle it!

Diego Riviera and Frida Kahlo with papier mache devil

Diego Riviera and Frida Kahlo with papier mache devil historic-photos

by Rufino Tamayo (1899-1991) was a Mexican painter of Zapotec heritage, born in Oaxaca de Juárez, Mexico.[1][2] Tamayo was active in the mid-20th century in Mexico and New York, painting figurative abstraction with surrealist influences.

by Rufino Tamayo was a Mexican painter of Zapotec heritage, born in Oaxaca de Juárez, Mexico. Tamayo was active in the century in Mexico and New York, painting figurative abstraction with surrealist influences.

Figurilla sedente	 Zapoteca	 Clásico medio (400-600 D.C.)	 Monte Albán, Estado de Oaxaca	 Arcilla cocida, concha y pigmentos rojo y blanco	 21.5 x 12.4 cm.	 Museo Nacional de Antropología, Ciudad de México. Foto © Jorge Pérez de Lara

Figurilla sedente Zapoteca Clásico medio (400-600 D.C.) Monte Albán, Estado de Oaxaca Arcilla cocida, concha y pigmentos rojo y blanco 21.5 x 12.4 cm. Museo Nacional de Antropología, Ciudad de México. Foto © Jorge Pérez de Lara

Ancient Maya painted vase from the Motagua Valley region of Guatemala, May collection, St Louis

Ancient Maya painted vase from the Motagua Valley region of Guatemala, May collection, St Louis

Zapotec and Mixtec ruins in Mitla, Oaxaca, Mexico.

Pre-Columbian America : Mixtecs: Zapotec and Mixtec ruins in Mitla, Oaxaca, Mexico.

Rufino Tamayo. Nocturno

Fine art collecting focused on buying Century Masters original prints, limited editions, and works of paper as a means of investment.

Dog mask  Uruapan, Michoacan    10 inches long, painted wood, animal teeth    Masks from Uruapan are often painted with a kind of lacquer, as is this one. The pale slightly greenish color and the eery eyes give this weird doggy a ghost-like appearance.

Dog mask Uruapan, Michoacan 10 inches long, painted wood, animal teeth Masks from Uruapan are often painted with a kind of lacquer, as is this one. The pale slightly greenish color and the eery eyes give this weird doggy a ghost-like appearance.

Chupicuaro Dog Vessel — Mexico  500 BC - 100 BC

Chupicuaro Dog Vessel — Mexico 500 BC - 100 BC An exceptional dog vessel from Mexico's Chupicuaro Valley, dating to the Late Pre-Classic Period. Dog effigies, although common throughout West Mexico, are quite rare in Chupicuaro pottery.

Figura femenina de barro,madre con su pequeño. Período Clásico 100 . de C.- 900 D. de C. Procedente de San Juanito,  Culturas de Occidente, Jalisco, México. mcba. .

Jalisco Pottery Maternity Figure San Juanito West Mexico, ca. 200 BC to 300 AD.

12 foot high Judas Figures in the studio of Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo

12 foot high Judas Figures in the studio of Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo

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