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Francisco Goya’s “black period”

Alejandro Ortiz Bullé Goyri Carlos Valverde-R México City, México   Figure 1: Witches’ Sabbath (Aquelarre or El gran cabrón), 1819-1823 Museo del Prado     Figure 2: Witches’ Sabbath (Aquelarre), 1797-1798 Museo Lázaro Galdiano In his so-called “black period,” Francisco Goya created a series of oil paintings, engravings, and drawings that depict witches and mentally […]

The anonymous Olmec artisan and Velázquez

Alejandro Ortiz Bullé Goyri Azcapotzalco Carlos Valverde-R México City, México   Figure 1: The Olmeca child (El Niño Olmeca) Museo Nacional de Antropología e Historia de la ciudad de México In México, despite long-standing cultural domination by Catholic Spain, significant numbers Pre-Columbian figurines in terracotta, jade, clay, and other materials have survived. Some of these objects […]