Modernism, as an imperative aspect of humanity, mushroomed and completely changed the way people were doing things. The fundamental changes underwent changed the notion and perception of humanity to the better. As a theme, modernism illustrates the past and cultural activities of the ancient people while the political and sociological theme mainly aims at presenting the mode of governance and the social life of the people during the period the artwork was done. This project shall candidly and comprehensively elucidate on an art exhibition that presents various Latin America and modern artworks, elucidate on the luster, texture, artistic impression as well as the artistic styles used in an effort to understand and link the arts to the theme of modernism.
The first image in the presentation is the Cortés and la Malinche, a 1923-26 art by José Orozco. Four lines bound the image. At the top, it has a horizontal multi-colored line that inevitably grabs the attention of the viewer at first sight. A man and woman are drawn grabbing the body parts of each other while stepping on another man that is lying on the ground1. The black frames of the artwork candidly portrays melancholy that an audience can easily associate with the events that are going on in the image as well as the overall hardships and pains that traditions brought to a society that was striving to be civilized and adopt modern ways of doing things. It also overly uses light and dark visual artifice. Apparently, the image is a 2D artwork with an ostensibly rough texture. It is drawn from gold and silver to give the artwork an impressive view and portray the artist’s aptitude and capability of mixing different colors to create a remarkable image. In the half of the whole ground that is the fore ground the texture is smooth which is different from the background where by the texture is rough. This connotes a difference in the whole art