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Arte Popular: The Rex May Collection of Mexican Folk Art
Arte Popular features 100 pieces from Rex May’s extensive collection of exquisite hand-crafted objects from all over Mexico.
Coming from the reputable Mexican Museum, this volume demonstrates the dramatic power of folk art.
This bilingual volume provides a veritable treasure trove of discoveries for the curious reader.
• Features bold and atmospheric photographs
• Includes scholarly essays that delve into the collection’s origins and significance
• A visual treat for lovers of Mexican art, craft, and visual culture
The Rex May Collection–bequeathed to the Mexican Museum by the legendary 39-Mile-Drive sign designer–demonstrates the dramatic power of folk art.
This book is a companion to the opening of the Mexican Museum building in downtown San Francisco’s Yerba Buena museum neighborhood.
Publisher : Chronicle Books; Bilingual edition (February 2, 2021)
Language : English
Hardcover : 168 pages
Dimensions : 7.25 x 0.75 x 8.25 inches