Mexican culture reflects the complexity of the country's thousands year old history. Through the blending of indigenous cultures and the culture of Spain during Spain's 300-year colonial rule of Mexico. Mexico has become the #1 destination in South America.
Caravan Maya buyers were spell bound. Painting is one of the oldest arts in Mexico. Cave painting in Mexican territory is about 7500 years old and has been found in the caves of the Baja California Peninsula. Pre-Columbian Mexico is present in buildings and caves, in Aztec codices as they are in ceramics, garments and traditional crafts.
Painters like Diego Rivera, David Alfaro Siqueiros, Jose Clemente Orozco, the so-called "Big Three" of Mexican muralism. They were commissioned by the Mexican government to paint large-scale historical murals on the walls of public buildings, which helped shape popular perceptions of the Mexican Revolution and Mexican cultural identity. And then, amongst, a new star appeared named Frida Kahlo, her largely personal portraitures, have gained enormous popularity.