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Diego Rivera, [Basket vendors], 1938. Watercolor, 27.7 x 38.6 cm. Courtesy Harry Ransom Center. © 2017 Banco de México Diego Rivera Frida Kahlo Museums Trust, Mexico, D.F. / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

Opening Sept. 11 at the Harry Ransom Center at The University of Texas at Austin, “Mexico Modern: Art, Commerce, and Cultural Exchange, 1920–1945” will showcase two decades of modern Mexican art and design and the ways in which it propelled a dialogue between Mexico and its neighbors across the Rio Grande. The Austin exhibit will boast more than 200 items from artists including Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera, graphic designer Miguel Covarrubias, and jewelry designer William Spratling through Jan. 1 before traveling to the Museum of the City of New York. 

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