Conquering Lands: The Art of José Cisneros

Conquering Lands: The Art of José Cisneros

August 31 - November 8, 2013

Ellen Noel Art Museum of the Permian Basin

4909 E. University Blvd., Odessa, TX 79768 Get directions

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Artist José Cisneros (1910-2009) creates pen-and-ink illustrations of Mexican, American and Spanish history. He depicted conquistadors in military garb who proudly claimed territory for Spain in Mexico. His drawings of the Mayans, Spanish conquistadores and Franciscan missionaries have explored the history of the Southwestern United States through settlement and industrial development.

The exhibition comes courtesy of the Torch Collection, Houston, Texas and contains over forty works.

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