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Nuestras Historias, National Museum of Mexican Art

Victoria Delgadillo’s painting of Laura Berenice, a lost women of Ciudad Juarez is in the inauguration exhibit of a new 1363 square foot gallery, Galería Gilberto & Dolores Cárdenas, National Museum of Mexican Art, 1852 West 19th Street, Chicago, IL 60608.  Nuestras Historias (Our Histories) highlights the Museum’s Permanent Collection to showcase the dynamic and diverse stories of Mexican identity in North America. The exhibition presents cultural identity as something that continually evolves across time, regions, and communities, rather than as a static, unchanging entity, and features ancient Mesoamerican and colonial artifacts, modern Mexican art, folk art, and contemporary works from both sides of the U.S.–Mexican border. The vast diversity of Mexican identities demonstrated in these works defies the notion of one linear history and a singular identity. Curated by Cesareo Moreno. Read more here

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