Twitter: http://twitter.com/vochol Contacto/Contact: amigosdelmap@gmail.com Vochol® es el primer arte-objeto huichol sobre ruedas del mundo. Es un hecho sin precedente e irrepetible en la historia del arte popular, que enaltece de manera espectacular la riqueza cultural y artística de México. Vochol ® is the first objet d´art of Huichol art on wheels in the world . It is an unprecedented and unique in the history of popular art, which dramatically enhances the cultural and artistic wealth of Mexico. Asociacion de Amigos del MAP, A.C.www.amigosmap.org.mx/ Museo de Arte Popular http://www.map.df.gob.mx/ VOCHOL http://www.vochol.org.mx/

viernes, 2 de marzo de 2012

The Vochol on its way to Washington, D.C.









Vochol: Huichol Art on Wheels March 20, 2012–May 6, 2012
NMAI on the National Mall, Washington, DC
Potomac Atrium, First Level

The museum welcomes the 1990s Volkswagen Beetle named "Vochol ®," decorated by indigenous craftsmen from the Huichol (Wixaritari) communities of Nayarit and Jalisco, Mexico, using more than 2 million glass beads and fabric. This one-of-a-kind vehicle is presented in collaboration with the Association of Friends of the Museo de Arte Popular and the Museo de Arte Popular in Mexico City, the Embassy of Mexico and the Mexican Cultural Institute.
Photo by Alejandro Piedra Buena. Courtesy of the Museo de Arte Popular ©2010

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