Juxtapoz // Thursday, October 22, 2015
After a long month residence at Celaya Brothers Gallery in Mexico City, Spanish artist Nuria Mora presented “Mango Chile”, a show that expresses the delicacy and chaos that artist encountered during her stay. Mixing her abstract nature with talented Mexican trade workers she created pieces that surpass time.
Illustration // Tuesday, October 06, 2015
In the depths of a person’s stare, if you look very closely, it’s said you’ll manage to see into their soul. For Elisa Malo, Mexico City based illustrator, the souls she finds are the kind you’d wish you’d never dwelled into. Her focus is in the lines of an obsessive compulsive; each drawing, painting or sketch seems to grasp certain attributes or faults of a person’s being in her dramatic naive style.
Street Art // Saturday, July 18, 2015
After experimenting with different materials, Franco Fasoli, aka Jaz, has taken a new artistic direction. The substantial change in his work is based on the use of collage as the fulcrum, and came about after his residency in Miami, culminating in his solo show "Choque" in the Celaya Brothers Gallery in Mexico City.
Juxtapoz // Wednesday, July 15, 2015
Marco Kalach’s Óxidos Oníricos is a take on the matter and the unconscious. Amongst the corroded bronze sculptures of abstract animal forms and amazingly crafted spiked figures, the oil paintings – going from figurative to abstract and jumping to geometrical representations of the city – this world that is trying to escape the artist, seems all at once chaotic and incredibly poetic.
Juxtapoz // Monday, June 15, 2015
Former Juxtapoz cover artist Jerónimo López Ramírez better known as Dr. Lakra has a new show at Kurimanzutto Gallery in Mexico City. The exhibition named "Monomito" presents a new side of the artist showing sculptures made of found objects from flea markets.
Graffiti // Thursday, May 21, 2015
Each week we feature updates on current graffiti scenes in a number of major U.S. cities with the help of a few select photographers. This week, Ray Mock aka CarnageNYC delivers a special Mexico City edition of the Scene Report.
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.