Color, Whimsy and Humor:
Mexican Popular Ceramics
Blessing Family Gallery
The colorful ceramics on view characterize a vibrant artistic tradition that continues to be distinguished as a source of national pride and is deeply rooted in the social, economic and cultural life of the country. Striking figures such as these are the highlight of village, town and city markets. They are collected throughout the world by museums and collectors.
Whimsical, humorous, ceremonial, religious and mythological in nature, Mexican popular ceramics show the enormous versatility of the medium and capture the formidable artistic gift of the artists that create them.