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Contemporary Oaxacan Art

April 11 – May 13th, 2011

Contemporary Mexican Masters to be displayed at the UNLV Marjorie Barrick Museum

Discover works by some of the best known artists from Oaxaca, Mexico including, Rodolfo Morales, Shinzaburo Takeda, Francisco Toledo -considered by many to be the greatest living Mexican artist - and eight other contemporary artists. The exhibition represents one of the best collections portraying the diversity and creativeness of the painters from the costal Mexican state.

This exhibit, presented by the Consulate of Mexico in Las Vegas and co-sponsored by the UNLV Marjorie Barrick Museum draws works from the Ruiz-Healy Collection - a gallery located in San Antonio, Texas that specializes in modern and contemporary works by Latin American artists – paintings, sculptures, photographs and works on paper.

April 13th 6 – 8pm

Join the Consulate of Mexico in Las Vegas and the Marjorie Barrick Museum for an Opening Reception and Gallery talk by Patricia Ruíz-Healy, Wednesday April 13th 6-8pm. Catering for reception sponsored by Yayo Taco and the Consulate of Mexico.

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