La China PoblanaOctober 18, 2013 • By Alfonso Olvera
For decades, the charro was the undisputed symbol of Mexican identity. What role did the golden years of Mexican cinema play in his consolidation as a national icon? How has the charro changed today? Here, one of our most fascinating national figures is revealed in illustrations ranging from nineteenth-century pastoral scenes to works of contemporary popular culture.
*Charreria Bound by Myth
*Fatherland, Woman & Horse
*At the Hacienda of Yesteryear
*I am Mexican I Come from an Untamed Land
*Jorge Negrete Shall Speak for my People