A spectacular and ground breaking new exhibit of Mexican baroque painting has opened at LACMA in Los Angeles.
The show, entitled Painted in Mexico 1700—1790: Pinxit Mexici has been organized by LACMA curator of Latin American Art Ilona Katsew and includes numerous works never before displayed in the US or Mexico.
Casta Paintings at LACMA
An authority on colonial Mexican casta painting, Ilona has recently added several rare examples of the genre to the LACMA collection, including one by Baroque master Miguel Cabrera with hopes for an additional acquisition!
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