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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! Alebrijes Collection

Alebrijes Collection at No Mas!

Alebrijes Studio of Jacobo y Maria Angeles The Alebrijes workshop of Jacobo y Maria Angeles has perfected the art known as Alebrijes, fantastical creatures carved of “copal” wood, over the last three decades. The artists combine the elements of nature, such as plants, flowers, and animals, acknowledging the Zapotec culture, with unbounded creativity and excellent color combinations. […]