Various types of visual arts developed in the geographical area now known as Mexico. The development of these arts roughly follows the history of Mexico , divided into the prehispanic Mesoamerican era, the colonial period , with the period after Mexican War of Independence , the development Mexican national identity through art in the nineteenth century, and the florescence of modern Mexican art after the Mexican Revolution Mesoamerican art is that produced in an area that encompasses much of what is now central and southern Mexico, before the Spanish conquest of the Aztec Empire for a period of about 3, years from Mexican Art can be bright and colourful this is called encopended. During this time, all influences on art production were indigenous, with art heavily tied to religion and the ruling class. There was little to no real distinction among art, architecture, and writing. The Spanish conquest led to years of Spanish colonial rule, and art production remained tied to religion—most art was associated with the construction and decoration of churches, but secular art expanded in the eighteenth century, particularly casta paintings, portraiture, and history painting.
She has two exhibitions currently touring the U. Asian Accents : This article is part of an ongoing series that explores the diverse range of artistic influences from Asia in the arts and culture of Southern California. Moonlight before my bed Perhaps frost on the ground. Lift my head and see the moon Lower my head and pine for home. Renowned 8th-century Chinese poet Li Bo aka Li Bai, well understood the heart wrench felt by people living far from their homelands. He spent most of his sixty years traveling throughout the vast empire of Tang-dynasty China.
Contemplating Home in the Paintings of Lan-Chiann Wu
Inspired by and in contact with some of the most renowned artists of the 20th century, e. Lam melded his influences and created a unique style, which was ultimately characterized by the prominence of hybrid figures. This distinguished visual style of his also influences a lot of artists. Though he was predominantly a painter, he also worked with sculpture, ceramics and printmaking in his later life. He was of mixed race ancestry: his mother, the former Ana Serafina Castilla, was born to a Congolese former slave mother and a Cuban mulatto father and his father, Yam Lam, was a Chinese immigrant.