Friday, April 22, 2016

Ancient Ruins Influence Modern Art - Just Over the Mexican Border

Paquimé Ruins
Few places within an easy morning's drive of the United States' border offer UNESCO World Heritage ruins to explore and world-class art to collect. If you'd like to know how people lived in 1100-1300 CE while you buy pottery from an artist who also sells his work to the Heard Museum in Phoenix, then Casas Grandes, Chihuahua, Mexico, is the place you'll want to visit. You will be amazed by the way the ancient Paquimé civilization led to the creation of the modern ceramic art created in nearby Mata Ortiz.