Thursday, August 25, 2011

An Art Exhibition not to be missed in Vancouver - Magical Oaxaca

"Mexico is the most surrealist country in the world" this is what Andre Breton the founder of Surrealism said in his first visit to Mexico.

Alebrije - Magical Oaxaca Exhibition - PERA Gallery Vancouver
The fantastical creature sculptures called "alebrijes" are a clear representation of this expression. They are from the Mexican state of Oaxaca, and are part of the "Magical Oaxaca" exhibition at the PERA Gallery in Vancouver from Sep. 7th. to 16th.
Contemporary Ceramics - Magical Oaxaca Exhibition - PERA Gallery Vancouver
Polar Bear "Alebrije" hand carved sculpture - Magical Oaxaca Exhibition - PERA Gallery Vancouver
Dark Clay pieces made by hand cooked in traditional wood oven - Magical Oaxaca Exhibition - PERA Gallery Vancouver
Embroidered Traditional dress and Triqui Huipil - Magical Oaxaca Exhibition - PERA Gallery Vancouver


Other traditional artworks include Black Clay Pottery and Zapotec Wool Rugs.

Wool Rugs - Teotitlan del Valle Oaxaca - "Magical Oaxaca" Exhibition at PERA Gallery in Vancouer 
This is a very interesting video that describes the symbols and pattern woven in Zapotec rugs. A brief introduction to the silent knowledge of Ancient Mexico.


Magical Oaxaca Exhibition at PERA Gallery Vancouver
PERA Art Gallery is located at 413 West Hasting, Vancouver, B.C.

For more information about the Magical Oaxaca Exhibition visit MexicoFest website.
Magical Oaxaca Exhibition
September 7th - 16th
10am - 5:30 pm Tuesday - Friday
Free Admission

Traditional Artworks
- Alebrijes
- Black Clay Pottery
- Wool Rugs

Magical Oaxaca Exhibition -PERA Gallery in Vancouver Sep 7th-16th 2011 - MexicoFest Experience Mexico in Vancouver