Wilhelm Kahlo (26 October 1871 – 14 April 1941 ) was the father of Frida Kahlo. He was born in the German Empire, son of a well to do jeweler.
He attended the University of Nuremberg and later travel to Mexico in 1891 . It is interesting to note that his father paid for his trip as ...
“Carving dragons thrills me because I always create something different and I always keep on improving them. It is perhaps my favorite figure”
Here at Sandia Folk we have had the privilege of working closely through the years with the maestro Luis Pablo. We have...
I have been around clay all my life since I come from a family dedicated to the production of crafts made out of clay. As a child I was expected to help my parents because this was our livelihood.
I must confess I never liked to work with clay and being a ceramist never even crossed my mind. Th...
When the first missionaries arrived in Mexico, they were faced with a very different way of life than the one they were used to. The conquest meant not only taking over territories that had recently been discovered as America, but it was also the imposition of a language, Spanish customs...
"A peoples' creativity, its sensitivity and its
finesse can all be appreciated
through its pottery."
Since the emergence of the Olmec culture, considered to be the mother of the Mesoamerican cultures, ceramics, pottery making, took an important place ...
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Life is a carnival and we must keep singing...
by Oscar Guzmán
One of the most important times of the Catholic calendar is almost upon us: Lent. Beginning on Ash Wednesday, Catholics begin to prepare for the Easter celebration with prayers, small sacrifices of our favorite things , and personal re...