Mexican art and architecture
Mexican art and architecture, works of art and structures produced in the area that is now the country of Mexico. Such arts were already highly developed in the ancient civilizations flourishing before the conquest of Cortés. For the artistic achievements of the Aztec, the Maya, and other native cultures, see pre-Columbian art and architecture.
Sections in this article:
- The Colonial Period
- Later Mexican Art and Architecture
- Independence, Empire, and Revolution
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