José Aragón: Our Lady of Saint John of the Lakes circa 1825, oil on can­vas

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NewN Mex­ico His­tory Mu­seum, 113 Lin­coln Ave., 505- 476-5200 A se­lec­tion of works from the col­lec­tion of the In­ter­na­tional In­sti­tute of Iberian Colo­nial Art are on ex­hibit in Paint­ing the Di­vine: Im­ages of Mary in thet New World, which con­tin­ues through March 13. The show fo­cuses on im­agery made in three re­gions that served as cap­i­tals dur­ing the colo­nial pe­riod: Peru, Mex­ico, and New Mex­ico. The ex­hibit ex­plores the evo­lu­tion oof religious de­pic­tions of Mary and the in­flu­ence of Na­tive cul­tures and Euro­pean paint­ing tra­di­tions. “The peo­ple who made th­ese paint­ings wwere moved by their faith,” writes cu­ra­tor Josef Díaz. En­trance is by mu­seum ad­mis­sion.

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