Dallas Museum of Art presents "Devoted: Art and Spirituality in Mexico and New Mexico" opening day

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"Devoted: Art and Spirituality in Mexico and New Mexico"
George López, Adam and Eve and the Tree of Life, 1956, carved cottonwood, pine, cedar, Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas Art Association Purchase, 1956.100.1 Photo courtesy of Dallas Museum of Art

Historically, as well as in the present day, depictions of Christ, the Virgin Mary, and numerous saints and other figures have played a vital role in the ceremony and pageantry of Catholicism, acting as visual representations of beliefs and ideas, and serving as a focal point for devotion and prayer.

"Devoted: Art and Spirituality in Mexico and New Mexico" features devotional works drawn from the DMA’s Latin American collection, exploring interrelated artistic traditions in the two regions. The exhibition spotlights the complexity and artistic qualities of these objects, which embody the active spiritual relationship between their creators, patrons, and communities.

The exhibition will remain on display through January 22, 2022.

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Dallas Museum of Art
1717 N. Harwood St.
Dallas, TX 75201

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Admission is free.