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.