Pintando: Colors of Education
Lehman College Art Gallery, the National Commission of Gratuitous Textbooks and the Consulate General of Mexico presents Pintando: Colors of Education, which features more than 36 paintings by renowned twentieth-century painters based in Mexico. This special exhibition includes artists such as Manuel Felguérez, Leonora Carrington and Jorge González Camarena; whose aesthetic highlights the features and symbols of Mexico’s history. These paintings are widely recognized as treasures of Mexican heritage. The National Commission of Gratuitous Textbooks commissioned them in two different periods: from 1960-62 and 1987–88, to illustrate the covers of the public books. The exhibition is organized after the agreement between the Mexican Ministry of Public Education and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, within the framework of this agreement the National Commission of Gratuitous Textbooks announces the itinerant exhibition.