“Pertaining to Yachts and Yachting” (1922), by Charles Sheeler

“Pertaining to Yachts and Yachting” (1922), by Charles Sheeler

From ‘American Modernism’ an exhibit of 156 paintings, sculptures and photographs at the Philadelphia Museum of Art.

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re: cochineal

The geographer José Antonio Alzate’s “Plane With Scale and Orientation Mexico City,” a map using cochineal, 1762-1772 | Credit: Franz Mayer Museum, Mexico City

Elisabeth Malkin reviews the exhibition, that runs through Feb. 4 at this Mexico City’s Palace of Fine Arts, “Mexican Red, the Cochineal in Art,”. Which ttraces the journey of the color from the highlands of pre-Hispanic Mesoamerica to Europe.

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