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Paideia: Alebrijes

Paideia: Alebrijes | Oaxacan art | Scoop.it
Throughout the bizarre vision, the creatures kept on repeating the nonsense word "Alebrije". So, upon recovering from the illness, Linares fashioned their likeness out of paper mache, brightly painted.
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Souvernir Of The Week: Black Pottery From Oaxaca, Mexico - Gadling

Souvernir Of The Week: Black Pottery From Oaxaca, Mexico - Gadling | Oaxacan art | Scoop.it
Travelers hop between outlying towns beyond the state's eponymous city, each village specializing in a particular craft - naturally dyed rugs, fantastical wood-carved animals and black pottery chief among them.
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Absolutely beautiful, just make sure you don't put water it in. It's quite porous and definitely should not hold anything edible.

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Photo essay: Dia de los Muertos in Oaxaca, Mexico | Matador Network

Photo essay: Dia de los Muertos in Oaxaca, Mexico | Matador Network | Oaxacan art | Scoop.it
Day of the Dead in Oaxaca, Mexico, is a bipolar affair. Without the vibrancy and colour, it wouldn't be the celebration of life that it is. Without the darkness and melancholy, it wouldn't hold the emotional depth that it does.
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The Quiet of Teotitlan del Valle, Oaxaca: Beauty in the Ordinary ...

The Quiet of Teotitlan del Valle, Oaxaca: Beauty in the Ordinary ... | Oaxacan art | Scoop.it
Yesterday was the first in three days that I got beyond the courtyard of my host family to walk around the village. It was a perfect day. The sky was, as we say in North Carolina, Carolina Blue. At every turn, there were proud ...
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Oaxaca Zapotec Rug Mexico | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

Oaxaca Zapotec Rug Mexico | Flickr - Photo Sharing! | Oaxacan art | Scoop.it
This wool rug or tapete was included in an exhibit of the works of young Oaxacan artists at the state folk art museum in San Bartolo Coyotepec, Oaxaca.
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Coyote Woman's Journal: La Guelaguetza in Oaxaca

Coyote Woman's Journal: La Guelaguetza in Oaxaca | Oaxacan art | Scoop.it
In July Oaxacans will celebrate another Guelaguetza in Oaxaca. The modern fiesta started in days before the Spanish conquered Mexico, when various groups from the area got together to dance and trade in honor of the ...
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Oaxaca! Part 1

Oaxaca! Part 1 | Oaxacan art | Scoop.it
Honestly, I don't even know where to begin. To say that Oaxaca was amazing is a giant understatement. Laura and I fell in love with this city pretty much instantly. The colors! The crumbling, textured walls on buildings!
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Adventures of an Art Teacher: 3rd Grade Oaxacan Inspired Drawings

Adventures of an Art Teacher: 3rd Grade Oaxacan Inspired Drawings | Oaxacan art | Scoop.it
The students learned about Oaxacan wood carvings then made drawings inspired by the artwork. The students ... You can see some amazing wood carvings HERE and read more about Oaxacan artwork HERE. This project ...
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Oaxaca's colourful graveyard shift - Montreal Gazette

Oaxaca's colourful graveyard shift - Montreal Gazette | Oaxacan art | Scoop.it
Oaxaca's colourful graveyard shiftMontreal GazetteAt a popular graveyard in Xoxocotlan, a village near Oaxaca City, in Mexico's southern state of Oaxaca, there are bound to be mariachi bands strolling by altars and tombs decorated with sugar...
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Mazatec Huipil Ayautla Oaxaca | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

Mazatec Huipil Ayautla Oaxaca | Flickr - Photo Sharing! | Oaxacan art | Scoop.it
This huipil was included in an exhibit of textiles from Oaxaca at the Museo Textil de Oaxaca. It is quite unusual. The embroidery is sewn in the Mazatec style characteristic of Ayautla in the north of Oaxaca.
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From Oaxaca to San Francisco « View From Casita Colibrí

From Oaxaca to San Francisco « View From Casita Colibrí | Oaxacan art | Scoop.it
I'm again in the San Francisco Bay Area, visiting family and friends and taking care of the odds and ends of still maintaining a presence here, while living in Oaxaca. We've had clear blue skies and sun and, except for the ...
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