October 26, 2012 6:00 pm at
Casa Ciudad de Mexico en Chicago
314 W Institute Pl, Chicago, FL
| Cost: Free
Casa Ciudad de Mexico in Chicago cordially gladly invites you to join us in our annual celebration of the Pre-Hispanic Mexican tradition of The Day of the Dead. This event features the newly renowned “Pintoras Mexicanas,” a group of female Mexican painters, who were recently discovered in February 2011, via Facebook. Along with an exhibit of their work, there will be music and entertainment provided- referencing the Mexican traditions of the Day of the Dead.
The Day of the Dead exhibit at Casa Ciudad de Mexico in Chicago, will pay tribute to important historical figures. With love and admiration the Pintoras Mexicanas honor artists like Aurora Reyes, Carmen Mondragon and social painters like Lola Cueto, Olga Costa or Cordelia Urueta. The exhibit will also pay tribute to great visual artists like Frida Kahlo, Remedios Varo and Leonora Carrington.
The participation of national & international Pintoras Mexicanas in different cities like Chihuahua, Monterrey and Mexico City has raised International media awareness of this collective. A traveling exhibit, which includes Chicago, Mexico City and Michoacán is the next big step for these ladies. Don’t miss your chance to meet the Chicago collective, at Casa Ciudad de Mexico in Chicago on October 26, 2012 at 6pm.