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.
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.