Minoz in Ciudad Juárez, Mexico

Juxtapoz // Saturday, February 16, 2013
Last week, our team at Juxtapoz Latin America posted about Mexican artist Minoz painting this mural in a skate park in Ciudad Juarez . Even better, Minoz sent us images of the process for the mural, from sketchbook to skate park...

Hallucinatory Works by Piñatha

Illustration // Friday, November 23, 2012
Shamanistic figures and mythical creatures engage in strange rituals in Piñatha's weird, wonderful universe. Piñatha is the artistic pseudonym of Nijah Lefèvre, an illustrator, designer and architect based in Monterrey, Mexico. Drawing inspiration from Mexican folklore, his body of work is a world of dream visions rendered in electrifying color.

The Works of Mexico's Raudiel Sañudo

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, September 12, 2012
Raudiel Sañudo is a Mexican artist with a background and studies in graphic design. His folk work plays with Mexican popular culture and also includes contemporary elements and iconography. Part of his early works are reminiscent of the famous votive paitnings in Mexico.

Sego in Monterrey, Mexico

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, August 07, 2012
Sego just sent us these pictures of a new wall in Monterrey, Mexico to our team at Juxtapoz Latin America. The new piece features a character with natural signature elements like butterfly wings, branches, and an entomological style often used by the Mexican artist.

Raul Urias' Psychedelic Lust

Illustration // Monday, August 06, 2012
Raul Urias is an Ilustrator who lives in Mexico - through his vibrant use of colour and pattern he creates a dynamic and quirkly style. This 22 year old graphic designer and illustrator work for a variety of different clients and companies around the world, including Nike, Coca Cola and Endeavor Snowboards to name a few.

Saner in Oaxaca for Guelaguetza Celebration

Juxtapoz // Monday, August 06, 2012
Just this past week, Mexico City-based Saner was in Oaxaca for the 2012 edition of the Guelaguetza, where he painted a few murals that, as our Juxtapoz Latin America colleagues noted, looked beautiful along with the landscape of Oaxaca. As Wikipedia is teaching us, Guelaguetza is an annual cultural event in Mexico that takes place in the city of Oaxaca, centering on traditional dancing in costume in groups, and includes parades complete with indigenous walking bands, native food, and statewide artisanal crafts such as prehispanic-style textiles.

Saner Mural for the Callegenera Festival

Street Art // Friday, July 20, 2012
Saner sent over some process and completed photos of a mural he painted in Monterrey, México for the Callegenera Festival. The murals concept was based around the current Mexico presidential elections. Corruption and transparency have been a major problem, as well as bribes and bought votes. Saner spoke about this particular mural, “The idea was to paint people into government service, at the end we are only a small part of the banquet.”

Smithe One's Illustrations

Illustration // Thursday, July 12, 2012
Brick and Meat collection is a series of dismembered humans, elegantly adorned with intestines by Smithe One. Smithe’s compositional style is disturbing, yet nostalgic. With the use of retro hues and soft coloring, the pieces have a slight nostalgic edge. The motif of collection falls on self-destruction and the dismemberment from soul, body, wants and needs...

Preview: Rene Almanza "Draws of Perception" @ Gerrish Fine Art, London

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, May 22, 2012
Monterrey, Mexico-based fine artist, Rene Almanza, who has shown extensively in San Francisco in recent years, will be showcasing 1001 ink drawings, all measuring 15 cm x 15 cm, at Gerrish Fine Art in London this June 19, 2012. Almanza is currently residing in London, preparing his enormous new body of work.

Photos: 2012 Mexico Contemporary Art Fair

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, April 25, 2012
Our good friends in Mexico City made it out to the 2012 Mexico Contemporary Art Fair (MACO) last week, and from the looks of it, there was a ton of good booths and artists on display in Mexico City, including Takashi Murakami, Dr Lakra, George Condo, Pedro Friedeberg, Maya Hayuk, Clayton Brothers, and other heavyweights of the contemporary art world. A few notes and lots of photos after the jump . . .
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