"There are many people in history who embrace the culture that defines them but only a few become engraved in it; Frida Kahlo is one of those individuals. In Mexican society she represents the folkloric joy, the indigenous pre-Hispanic pride, the European immigrant dream, and the revolutionar...
For Frida, her paintings were not a representation of dreams but a way to cope with the reality of life. She told her story from her own point of view and through the pain and passion of her experiences.
Frida Kahlo was born July 6, 1907, in Coyoacan, Mexico. She was the third daughte...
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...
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Quetzalcoatl, one of the main deities of pre-Hispanic civilizations, is present in most of 15th-century Mesoamerica. From the beginning, he has been attributed countless mysteries: he is considered a man, a deity, a priest, a myth or a legend.