During Louisiana's Spanish Colonial period only a singular artist's name emerges, that of Jose Francisco Xavier de Salazar y Mendoza (mid-1700's-1802).
In 1782 Salazar immigrated to New Orleans from his native Merida, Spain. For twenty years he made a visual record of the city's leading citizens, military and political figures in an artistic style that has frequently been compared to Spanish painter Francisco Goya (1746-1828). More
The Aztecs of Central Mexico were an abstemious lot, proscribing the excessive consumption of alcohol and issuing stern edicts about the circumstances in which ritual celebrants might partake. This talk will explore the revelry that takes place around an enormous vat of the alcoholic drink known as pulque during an annual Aztec festival, known as Quecholli, illustrated in a sixteenth-century manuscript known as the Codex Borbonicus. More
On May 10 creative strategist Brian Corrigan will bring his current project, OhHeckYeah: Denver’s Immersive Street Arcade, to Banner: The Art of Light, DAM support group CultureHaus’s annual fundraiser and themed party. This year's event will highlight artistic interpretations of light through music, performance art, and design and feature a silent auction. More