[Pamphlet: Painted Memory, The Art of Fidencio Durán]

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Pamphlet that advertises an exhibition that was presented by the Mexic-Arte Museum and the Grace Museum entitled, "Painted Memory, The Art of Fidencio Durán". The pamphlet folds out to span three panels long. The cover of the pamphlet highlights a photograph of one of the artist's paintings along with the exhibition title and the names of the two exhibition sponsors. The painting depicts three women at an outdoor party. One of the women, who is wearing a red flowered dress, is dancing with a man wearing jeans and an unbuttoned yellow shirt. The woman next to her is wearing a ... continued below

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1 pamphlet : col. ill. ; 23 x 46 cm., folded to 23 x 15 cm.

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Creator: Unknown. 2005.

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Mexic-Arte Museum

Since its inception in 1984, the Mexic-Arte Museum has been a pioneer institution in the museum field as one of the few Mexican and Mexican-American Art museums in the United States. The museum contributes to Latino cultural enrichment and works to improve the quality of life through innovative exhibitions and educational programming.

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Pamphlet that advertises an exhibition that was presented by the Mexic-Arte Museum and the Grace Museum entitled, "Painted Memory, The Art of Fidencio Durán". The pamphlet folds out to span three panels long. The cover of the pamphlet highlights a photograph of one of the artist's paintings along with the exhibition title and the names of the two exhibition sponsors. The painting depicts three women at an outdoor party. One of the women, who is wearing a red flowered dress, is dancing with a man wearing jeans and an unbuttoned yellow shirt. The woman next to her is wearing a blue dress with a black purse. The third woman is facing the background and holding a baby. The first panel includes information about the exhibition, including the title, sponsors, and the dates and times of an artist in-residence and a gallery talk. There is a photograph of one of the artist's paintings below along with artwork credits. The painting depicts two men talking next to a basketball court full of kids, brightly-colored cars, and a few chickens. The second panel features a few paragraphs about the exhibition and the artist along with a painting of three people picking flowers. The third panel includes a few paragraphs noted to be "Compiled by the Grace Museum from information provided by Sam Martin, Austin Chronicle, and the Artist". There is a photograph of a painting along with credits above that depicts three women in colorful dresses sitting on a bench outside of a small white house. There are also cars and more people in the background. The back of the last panel features a photograph of a painting of a boy gathering water. Underneath the artwork credits, there is a photograph of the artist along with a quote. The back of the middle panel features the logos of the exhibition sponsors along with a photograph of a painting that depicts sickly-looking people walking outside next to a building.

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1 pamphlet : col. ill. ; 23 x 46 cm., folded to 23 x 15 cm.

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  • Painted Memory, Mexic-Arte Museum, Austin, Texas, 2005

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Texas Cultures Online

Texas Cultures Online features local history materials from eighteen institutions depicting the diverse cultures of Texas during the 19th and 20th centuries. Funding provided by the Amon Carter Foundation.

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  • 2005

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  • September 17, 2005 - July 8, 2006

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[Pamphlet: Painted Memory, The Art of Fidencio Durán], pamphlet, 2005; (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth304856/: accessed September 21, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Mexic-Arte Museum.