Latino Folk Tales: Cuentos Populares-Art by Latino Artists

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Latino Folk Tales: Cuentos Populares-Art by Latino Artists

Time: March 26, 2013 to June 9, 2013
Location: The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art
Street: 125 West Bay Road
City/Town: Amherst
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Phone: 413-658-1100
Event Type: museum, exhibition
Organized By: The Eric Carle Museum
Latest Activity: Feb 27, 2013

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Folk tale literature throughout the world encompasses both magic and symbolism, comprising stories of saints, gods, myths, and legends. These repeated and recorded stories transcend various national and cultural boundaries. This remarkable exhibition features sixty-three original works of art from bilingual Latino folk tales published in children’s picture books. Eleven talented, award-winning artists focus their lively imaginations, distinctive styles, and colorful palettes to bring the stories alive. The illustrations enhance stories collected from many Spanish-speaking regions including Mexico, New Mexico, Puerto Rico, Central and South America.

Latino Folk Tales: Cuentos Populares Art by Latino Artists, curated by Sylvia Nissley.
Tour Development by Smith Kramer Traveling Exhibitions, Kansas City, Missouri.

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