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Long Beach museum explores Mexican identity through 20th century




Edward Hayes, Jr., curator of exhibitions at the Museum of Latin American Art in Long Beach, stands next to a work by Pedro Friedberg.
Edward Hayes, Jr., curator of exhibitions at the Museum of Latin American Art in Long Beach, stands next to a work by Pedro Friedberg.
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Edward Hayes, Jr., curator of exhibitions at the Museum of Latin American Art in Long Beach, stands next to a work by Pedro Friedberg.
Cordelia Urueta, Mujeres, 1943. Colección FEMSA
Roberto Ortiz Giacomán
Edward Hayes, Jr., curator of exhibitions at the Museum of Latin American Art in Long Beach, stands next to a work by Pedro Friedberg.
Ángel Zárraga, Septiembre, 1917. Colección FEMSA
Roberto Ortiz Giacomán
Edward Hayes, Jr., curator of exhibitions at the Museum of Latin American Art in Long Beach, stands next to a work by Pedro Friedberg.
Manuel Rodríguez Lozano, El rebozo blanco, 1943. Colección FEMSA
Roberto Ortiz Giacomán
Edward Hayes, Jr., curator of exhibitions at the Museum of Latin American Art in Long Beach, stands next to a work by Pedro Friedberg.
Antonio Ruiz "El Corzo", Títeres, 1933. Colección FEMSA
Roberto Ortiz Giacoman


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The new show at the Museum of Latin American Art features rare cubist paintings by Diego Rivera, Frida Kahlo's 1933 work, My Dress Hangs There, and singular photos of Mexican artists side by side with their surrealistic artwork.


What: Mexico: Fantastic Identity 20th Century Masterpieces from the FEMSA Collection

Where: Museum of Latin American Art, 628 Alamitos Avenue, Long Beach, CA 90802
Phone 562.437.1689

When: Saturday, March 14 – Sunday, July 5, 2015

More info here.