Street Art // Wednesday, July 10, 2013
This past Friday in Oaxaca, Mexico, the exhibition "Made in Oaxaca" at the Museum of Contemporary Art of Oaxaca opened, featuring a line-up of international street and mural artists. Curated by Pedro Alonzo, the display showed twelve site-specific works from twelve different artists, from Saner, MOMO, Retna, Nunca, Dr Lakra and others.
Juxtapoz // Thursday, June 20, 2013
We are pretty sure, from these photos, that the National Pyrotechnic Festival in Tultepec, Mexico does not have any safety standards. The nine day festival features rides, food, music, and of course fireworks. New York-based photographer Thomas Prior travelled down to the festival to document the chaos, excitement, explosions, and fun?
Juxtapoz // Tuesday, March 26, 2013
Mexico City-based painter and street artist Favio Martinez's (aka Curiot) artwork features mythial half-animal half-human figures and scenes that allude to Mexican myths and legends such as the Day of The Dead. He is currently having his first solo U.S. show entitled Age of Omuktlands at FFDG Gallery in San Francisco.
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...
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.”
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...