José García Narezo
Anochecer junto al árbol mágico, 1948.
80 YEARS OF EXILED SPANISH ARTISTS IN MEXICO
Due to the Spanish Civil War (1936-1939), a good amount of its population was forced to leave their country behind, migrating to the countries that gave them shelter. One of those was Mexico, which had an open arms policy since 1937 thanks to then President Lázaro Cárdenas and an entire generation of skilled diplomats.
The Art Exhibition: 80 YEARS OF EXILED SPANISH ARTISTS IN MEXICO celebrated the anniversary marking the end of the armed conflict. The pain, trauma, but also the hope and adaptation to a new country were present through a selection of art from artists such as Roberto Fernández Balbuena, Antonio Rodríguez Luna and Enrique Climent, amongst others, sought to interpret their own circumstance through their profuse artistic production