Museum of International Folk Art

Supernatural

BY JULIA GOLDBERG The demon’s white face first appears subsumed with rage, a fearsome figure with [...]

Where Worlds Collide

BY DAVE HERNDON In the fifties and sixties, Alexander Girard’s status as both a Modernist designer and a [...]

¡Buenas Melodías!

BY NICOLASA CHÁVEZ Música Buena: Hispano Folk Music of New Mexico, at the Museum of International Folk Art [...]

Spoon to City

BY LAURA ADDISON In a 1953 letter to friends back in Michigan, designer Alexander Girard enumerated what [...]

A Dazzling Denizen

BY JESS MULLALY Alexander Girard might be thought of as the man at the beginning of the rainbow. As [...]

The People’s Art

BY CHARLENE CERNY A Gathering of Voices: Folk Art from the Judith Espinar and Tom Dillenberg Collection, [...]

The Right to Remember

BY EMILY WITHNALL In 1990, at the height of Peru’s war, Wari Zárate and other artists in the Andes began [...]
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