The Work of Jesus Benitez

Juxtapoz // Monday, May 11, 2015
Up until 2014, Jesus Benitez worked under the name of DHEAR, the last we saw of this was in his duo show “La Llegada de Apophis” with fellow Mexican artist Smithe at Fifty24MX in México City. His first solo-show with his new pseudonym, better his actual name, opened last July at Fifty24SF, portraying in his immaculate technique a shift in direction; somewhat rougher yet stylized maintaining his alien like character themed scenarios that we can immediately refer back to him. 

Preview: "Cinco de Mayo" @ Inner State Gallery, Detroit

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, May 06, 2015
As part of the celebrations that will take place in Detroit for the Cinco de Mayo, Inner State Gallery in conjunction with Mexico City-based Gallery FIFTY24MX, will present an exhibition with 12 emerging and established artists from both cities. Along with the exhibition, some murals will be painted in Southwest Detroit by Freddy Diaz, Marka 27, Saner and Jesus Benitez will be painted. the last two being a reference of contemporary muralism in Mexico.

The Work of Luis Díaz Godoa (VENA2)

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, May 06, 2015
The artist’s creative process goes hand in hand with his mother’s flower therapy, in her sessions she obtains information to know what the exact requirements of each person are, and with the extract of different flower essences she creates a potion which the artist then interprets in his pieces. 

Herbert Baglione "Obituary" @ FIFTY24MX Gallery, Mexico City

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, May 14, 2013
Our very good friend, Herbert Baglione, who was the cover of our Brazil issue in 2009, will be opening a new solo show, Obituary, with the team down in Mexico City who runs both FIFTY24MX and Juxtapoz Latin America. As you know, for over the past 10 years, Baglione has become of the Brazil's leading contemporary artists, working both in street murals, installation, and fine art, with traits that illuminate existential dilemmas and the perils of modernity and isolated urban life. Phew, we got heavy. 

Preview: Smithe & Dhear @ FIFTY24MX Gallery, Mexico City

Juxtapoz // Thursday, March 14, 2013
Our friends at Juxtapoz Latin America just passed along information about a show we wished we were checking in person out next week, with one of our current favorites Smithe and Dhear opening a show, La Llegada de Apophs, at FIFTY24MX Gallery in Mexico City. Smithe, you may remember, was in the magazine a few months back, and Dhear has been on our radar with some outstanding street works that have popped up in recent months. 

Preview: Usugrow Curates "AZMA" @ FIFTY24MX, Mexico City

Juxtapoz // Saturday, November 03, 2012
????FIFTY24MX Gallery in Mexico City and our team at Juxtapoz Latin America just sent us some preview images of the Usugrow curated Azma exhibition opening on November 9, 2012. The show will feature a great selection of contemporary Japanese artists, including Usugrow himself, Syunoven, Shohei, and Mozyskey. Preview after the jump . . .

Meredith Dittmar "Now You See It, Now You Don't" @ FIFTY24MX

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, December 07, 2011
Portland, Oregon-based sculpture artist, Meredith Dittmar, is set to open a new solo exhibition, Now You See It, Now You Don't, at FIFTY24MX Gallery in Mexico City this Saturday, December 10. Based on personal experiences over the past 15 months, Dittmar's new work is based on the cycle of life death.

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