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Mexican Conejo by Manuel Liaño on 500px

Artist: MANUEL JIMÉNEZ RAMÍREZ ~ Ancient beings and spirits arise from the ruins of a pyramid (perhaps Monte Alban). Wood carving from Oaxaca, Mexico exhibited at the Oaxacan state museum of folk art (MEAPO) in San Bartolo Coyotepec.

Little Church, Mexico

Nopal Mexico

We would not be telling you of the origins of alebrijes and artists if it were not for Don Manuel Jiménez, beloved and esteemed initiator of the art form, and the primary catalyst for the collectors' movement as we know it today.

Merlyn Chesterman Printmaking Art in Action 2013

MARÍA JIMÉNEZ OJEDA from San Martín Tilcajete near Oaxaca

Alebrije conejo ojos de canica - Alebrijes are brightly colored Mexican folk art sculptures of fantastical creatures.

Mandrill Oaxaca Mexico by Teyacapan, via Flickr


Love this! Pegasus horse folk art wood carving Oaxaca Mexico alebrije Mexican Oaxacan. $57.00, via Etsy.

a beautiful alebrije

Date stamp art. Gloucestershire Resource Centre http://www.grcltd.org/scrapstore/

Gaspar Calvo Fabian

art studio. Kibera slum, Africa

Vintage Oxacan Folk Art Wood Carving Ranch Cabin by wilshepherd, $95.00