Celebrating Mexico in the DMA Collection
Published May 5, 2014
Tags: Cinco de Mayo, Dallas Museum of Art, DMA, Mexican Art, Mexico
El Dallas Museum of Art es poseedor de excepcionales obras de arte mexicano, desde esculturas olmecas tempranas hasta instalaciones artísticas contemporáneas. La colección mexicana del Dallas Museum of Art, de casi mil piezas, cubre más de tres milenios de historia del arte mexicano. Desde escultura hasta impresiones, de terracota a oro, el Museo cuenta con la capacidad de exhibir una increíble variedad de objectos.
Explora las obras muestradas abajo, , y más, gratuitamente en la DMA en celebración del Cinco de Mayo.
The Dallas Museum of Art has exceptional holdings of Mexican art, from early Olmec sculptures to contemporary art installations. The DMA’s Mexican collection, with almost a thousand pieces, covers more than three millennia of Mexican art history. From sculpture to prints, from terracotta to gold, the Museum is able to display an incredible array of objects.
Explore the works shown below, and more, for free at the DMA in celebration of Cinco de Mayo.
Diego Rivera, Portrait of Dr. Otto Ruhle, 1940, oil on canvas, Dallas Museum of Art, gift of Elizabeth B. Blake
Standing female figure, Mexico, state of Mexico, Valley of Mexico, Tlatilco, Tlatilco style, Early Formative period, c. 1200–900 B.C., ceramic and paint, Dallas Museum of Art, General Acquisitions Fund
Head of the rain god Tlaloc, Mexico, state of Oaxaca, Teotitlan del Camino (?), Mixtec, Late Postclassic period, c. 1300–1500, ceramic, tufa, stucco, and paint, Dallas Museum of Art, gift of Mr. and Mrs. Stanley Marcus in memory of Mary Freiberg
Wall panel depicting Na-Bolon-K’an in ritual dress, Mexico, state of Tabasco, southern Maya lowlands, Pomoná, Maya, Late Classic, A.D. 790, limestone, stucco, and paint, Dallas Museum of Art, Foundation for the Arts Collection, gift of Mr. and Mrs. James H. Clark
Tripod plate with plumed serpent, Mexico, state of Veracruz, south-central region, Los Tuxtlas area, early Postclassic period, c. A.D. 900–1200, ceramic, Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas Art Association Purchase
Rufino Tamayo, El Hombre (Man), 1953, vinyl with pigment on panel, Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas Art Association commission, Neiman-Marcus Company Exposition Funds
Mask, Mexico, state of Veracruz, Rio Pesquero, Gulf Coast Olmec culture, Middle Formative period, c. 900–500 B.C., jadeite, Dallas Museum of Art, gift of Mr. and Mrs. Eugene McDermott and The Eugene McDermott Foundation and Mr. and Mrs. Algur H. Meadows and the Meadows Foundation, Incorporated
Eccentric flint depicting a crocodile canoe with passengers, Guatemala, southern Maya lowlands, Maya, Late Classic, A.D. 600–900, flint, Dallas Museum of Art, The Eugene and Margaret McDermott Art Fund, Inc., in honor of Mrs. Alex Spence
Cabinet, probably Goa, India, Viceroyalty of New Spain, c. 1680–1700, mahogany, mother-of-pearl, ivory, and tortoiseshell, Dallas Museum of Art, gift of The Eugene McDermott Foundation, in honor of Carol and Richard Brettell
Miguel Cabrera, Saint Gertrude, 1763, oil on canvas, Dallas Museum of Art, gift of Laura and Daniel D. Boeckman in honor of Dr. William Rudolph
Cylindrical tripod vessel with two goggled figures, Mexico, state of Mexico, Teotihuacan, III, c. A.D. 400–650, ceramic, stucco, and paint, Dallas Museum of Art, Foundation for the Arts Collection, gift of Elizabeth M. and Duncan E. Boeckman
Miguel Covarrubias, Genesis, the Gift of Life, 1954, glass mosaic, City of Dallas, Gift of Peter and Waldo Stewart and the Stewart Company, 1992