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Golden Age of Mexico

"A Colossal Head In the Jungle of La Venta"
Miguel Covarrubias

In the decades following the revolution, artists began to produce works of art grounded in a new Mexican aesthetic, while scholars began investigating Mexico's past, particularly in the areas of archaeology and anthropology. These pursuits in turn stimulated a growing interest in, and a national revival of Mexican popular arts. Indigenism or Indigenismo became fashionable political agendas, whereby things native and/or indigenous were respected, acknowledged and incorporated into a growing body of arts and scholarship in post revolutionary Mexico.