Discover Popular art Mexico

Mexican art expresses itself as much in contemporary architecture, for example in major public buildings in Mexico City, as in the handicraft markets and antique boutiques. The notion of popular art becomes perfectly clear through the calendar of religious festivals: large cities as well as remote villages all vibrate then with the same fervour. There are enough religious and popular festivals to hope to have the opportunity to take part in a procession or a feria (with corridas and Mexican rodeos).

  • Folk Art, Popular art, Arts and culture, Continental Mexico
    Folk Art

    An important part of Mexican heritage.

    Victor Pelaez Torres / 123RF
  • Popular art , Mexico
    Mexican music

    Folk music is very popular in Mexico and some of the songs are only played for tourists. The traditional instruments include the banjo and the maracas.

    Tono Balaguer / age fotostock
  • Popular art , Mexico
    A handmade craft

    A handmade craft representing a golden sun.

    Tono Balaguer / age fotostock
  • Popular art , Mexico
    Mexican fabrics

    Many togas and Mexican blankets are made using very colourful striped fabrics.

    Marko Petric / age fotostock
  • Popular art , Mexico
    Mexican chairs

    These colourful wooden chairs come from San Lucas in the south of Mexico.

    Colleen Cahill / age fotostock
  • Wooden masks, Popular art, Arts and culture, Continental Mexico
    Wooden masks

    Lots of wooden masks are made in Mexico. They represent the ancient Mayan tribes.

    Federico Chicco Dodi/123RF
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