Not only the black clay is traditional from Oaxaca, Mexico; there are also the alebrijes and the numerous native textile designs.
Two of the most famous Mexican presidents were from Oaxaca: Benito Juárez and Porfirio Díaz
Oaxaca is the Mexican state that has the widest ethnic and linguistic diversity.
Le Palais ideal has inspired many artists over more than a century. It doesn't follow any particular architectural style.
The museum is a bicentennial project, inaugurated in January 2010. It is destinated to give visibility to the human rights violations committed by the state of Chile between 1973 and 1990.
The Museo Histórico Nacional de Chile has nearly 1,352 pieces, mainly of Mapuche silver and pieces from north coast of the country.
The collection of the museum began in the second half of the nineteenth century. The museum houses chilean and foreign art that dates from colony to nowadays.
Cheval picked up stones for thirty three years. Without any formation in arts or architecture, when he was 43 years old, he began to build his ideal palace with cement, wire and stones. He worked at night with and oil...
The palace is a mixture of different styles inspired by the Bible and Hindu mythology. To make its structure stronger it was necessary to use materials like cement and lime.