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No Mas! - Talavera Catrinas

The Talavera Catrinas Sculptures

Origin of Catrinas Catrinas, the skeleton figures dressed to party or going about every day tasks, have become very popular.  The art of Catrinas has a history of more than a century – some say the history starts with the Aztec’s Lady of the Dead, Mictecacihuatl, keeper of the bones in the underworld.  Conceived of […]

No Mas! ~ Wind Angel

Saints & Angels ~ Santos Art Collection

The Santos “Santos” is a form of Mexican folk art that depicts religious figures, such as angels and saints, which originated with the Spanish influence.  From brilliantly painted, to carved, to embellished with “milagros”, each artist (santero or santera / male or female) instills his or her creativity in the interpretation.  No Mas! presents a collection of […]