Mexican art

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Campeche, a new gallery in Mexico City, champions underrepresented artists in a country dominated by 'machismo'

"We are trying to build a programme that will be very female and queer oriented... that might be difficult for a Mexican audience, but it has to happen,” founder says

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Art market

Undeterred by claims of inauthenticity, Christie's Pre-Columbian sale will go ahead tomorrow

"Christie’s has not been provided with any evidence that would challenge the lawfulness of this sale," a representative says

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Exhibitions

Beyond the wall: a golden period of exchange between Mexican and US artists is revisited in new show

Whitney Museum exhibition will explore the enduring influence of artists such as David Alfaro Siqueiros on US counterparts including Jackson Pollock and Philip Guston

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New Museum

New cultural centre opens at Tlatelolco Square, Mexico City

And third Mexican collector loans his art to university

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Colonial art

The Louvre aims to acquire art of the Mexican school in bid to widen its geographical remit

Paris museum is on a mission to collect Latin American art—and a show of colonial-era paintings is the overture

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Surrealism

Surrealist women artists follow Alice’s footsteps in new exhibition

Female surrealists are having their day in the sun at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (Lacma)

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Artist interview

Interview with Gabriel Orozco: “I am not into artists pretending to be heroes”

The Mexican artist Gabriel Orozco on his work, retrospectives and opening this year’s talks programme

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Museums

Rivera’s MoMA murals revisited

After 80 years, works by the Mexican artist known for his volatile relationship with Frida Kahlo are again on view

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Artist interview

Interview with Gabriel Orozco on his upcoming travelling retrospective: A global artist with global concerns

The artist states his work is about “space and time, action and philosophy”

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Colonial art

The Museum of Fine Arts of Santa Fe aims to bridge the gaps between cultural differences in New Mexico

Time to stop being ashamed of those Conquistadores, and to think about the Spanish-speaking population today

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Frida Kahlo

Frida Kahlo: Toted as the female Van Gogh, Kahlo draws the crowds

As “Frida” hits the screens, the cult painter’s art–and spin-offs–are in high demand

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Frida Kahlo

Six-figure sum for Frida Kahlo’s journal

Abrams’s winning bid for 170-page illustrated diary