Street Art // Tuesday, February 24, 2015
Our friends and colleagues at Juxtapoz Latin America have been presenting a new street art project in Mexico City, MANIFESTO, with some of the top muralists and interventionists in the world. Blu, Ericailcane, Swoon, Saner, JAZ, Ciler, and Curiot are just some of the names involved, and today we have some process shots of Blu and Ericailcane.
Juxtapoz // Monday, January 12, 2015
Mexico City-based Saner has been making some beautiful paintings over the past few years, and the pieces that are in his new "Primitivo" show at Jonathan LeVine Gallery in NYC are some of his strongest canvas works to date. For Primitivo, Saner "created lively portraits of characters wearing Nahuale masks reminiscent of those found on the streets of Mexico . . . "
Juxtapoz // Thursday, September 04, 2014
Apolo Cacho is a painter and graphic artist from Mexico City. He is the author of El Taco Psicotrópico, a graphic novel compiling tales inspired by Mexico City’s disenchantment and scarcity.
Juxtapoz // Friday, August 22, 2014
Panteón de Dolores is Mexico’s largest cemetery is 590-acre with around 700,000 graves. This inspired Mexico City based animation collective Llamarada to use the tombstones of this epic cemetery as screens to project a vibrant and colorful day of the dead cartoon.
Juxtapoz // Tuesday, July 15, 2014
Ai Weiwei just opened a sculpture exhibition at the National Museum of Anthropology in Mexico City. The work, entitled Circle of Animals / Zodiac Heads, was seen in the past in front of the Plaza Hotel by Cenral Park in NYC. The twelve bronze sculptures have been around the world, but for the first time they have made their in Mexico.
Juxtapoz // Thursday, June 12, 2014
"The Creation of Nirak´tuh" is the most recent exhibit of artist Favio Martínez "Curiot" (Michoacan, México), presenting a series inspired in the element of fire as a component of the duality of Creation - Destruction. In this new series, Curiot creates a collection of characters lead by Nirak'tuh, the sun god, who announces a new cycle in the history of the planet.
Juxtapoz // Saturday, May 10, 2014
Rene Almanza has really interested us for years. We were lucky to spend extensive time with the Monterrey, Mexico based painter in San Francisco a few years back, and watched him build a series of portraits were both done in a classical stlye as well as contain hidden narratives of futuristic post-humanism. The artist just opened a new body of work, "Landscape," at FIFTY24MX Gallery.
Street Art // Sunday, January 19, 2014
One of the most exciting and talented street artists from Mexico City is without a doubt, Curiot. Over the last year this artist has pushed his work in new directions, bringing something different with each new mural. This new hybrid, vegetation friendly character is radiating with oxygen and vivid colors. We think it may need to watered regularly?
Street Art // Tuesday, December 24, 2013
In the last year, a very popular destination for muralists has been Mexico City. Artists from around the world have been dowsing walls with paint. Los Angeles-based draftsman, Kofie, was recently invited by All City Canvas to paint the following piece at Impact HUB DF.
Juxtapoz // Wednesday, October 16, 2013
Who knew a hula hoop could be entertaining for over a minute? In this case, a hula hoop got us to 4 minutes, and we are quite happy. Directors Daniela Villanueva and Mara Soler created this piece in a studio in Mexico City, where a dancer and hula hoop are animated and fused with special effects and trickery. A nice way to kick start your morning brunch...