In Celebration of Mexican Modernism

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Inspired by Paint the Revolution, the landmark show on Mexican modernism at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, we’ve created a new installation that echoes the movement’s celebration of folk tradition and indigenous Mexican culture. Curated from the Eye’s Gallery collection, … Read More

Day of the Dead 2016

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El Dia de los Muertos is an important religious holiday in Mexico. Also called All Souls Day, it is an occasion marked by festive celebrations to honor the dead. Cemeteries are cleaned and decorated, special food and candies cooked, and … Read More

Back from Mexico!

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The Zagars returned from Mexico last week laden with beautiful works of folk art, jewelry, clothing, pictures, stories and more! They visited the beautiful mosaics of Trish Metzner, in Zacatlan de las Manzanas.  Metzner has been working with a team of … Read More

Handmade in Israel: New Shipment of Ruth Doron Jewelry

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We are really excited about this beautiful new shipment of hand-crafted jewelry. Ruth Doron graduated from the esteemed Shenkar School of Design in Israel. Her delicate and artistic designs are inspired by the rustic scenery of her native Israel combined with modern … Read More

New collection of Native Jewelry

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Our beautiful new collection of authentic, Native-made silver jewelry features silverwork with gemstones such as turquoise, coral, malachite, and opal.  Made by hand primarily by Navajo artisans, the collection also includes some Hopi and Zuni pieces as well.  For more … Read More

Last chance to catch Dear Julia

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It’s the last week to see the amazing show honoring our beloved owner and lifelong muse to her husband, Isaiah Zagar.  Dear Julia at Philadelphia’s Magic Gardens closes Sunday the 26th. If you haven’t yet, go see it in person! … Read More

New Acquisitions: Pre-Columbian Figures and Vintage Mexican Masks

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Julia recently acquired a sizable collection of rare vintage Mexican masks as well as pre-Columbian figurines, Ashanti gold weights, and carved figurines from Ghana.  The mask collection spans a broad geographical range within Mexico and were used in various traditional dance … Read More

Dear Julia: an art show and a celebration

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I had the privilege of interviewing Julia Zagar in advance of her upcoming show, Dear Julia, at Philadelphia’s Magic Gardens commemorating her significance in her husband Isaiah’s long career and within his oeuvre, as well as the transformation of their … Read More

Cynthia Cook : Mixed Media Collage

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This spring, Eye’s Gallery proudly presents the work of critically acclaimed New Mexican artist Cynthia Cook. Born in Albuquerque, New Mexico, Cook’s Mexican and Irish heritages inform her spiritually infused, meticulously handcrafted mixed media collage artworks. A pioneer in the … Read More

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