Photography // Tuesday, January 14, 2014
David Rochkind's "Heavy Hand, Sunken Spirit" project documents Mexico's seemingly never ending violent drug war. Speaking on the subject of documenting the violence, he says "when documenting this conflict it is important not to reduce what is happening to a series of nearly anonymous images of carnage that could be happening anywhere."
Graffiti // Monday, October 21, 2013
While in Mexico, Zoer has been creating several new works including these two walls entitled "Chez Moi" and “Eindhoven#13.” Both walls were painted with regular collaborator, Velvet, with the large wall containing figures being painted with the artist, Fusca.
Juxtapoz // Thursday, September 05, 2013
Monterrey, Mexico based fine artist and former Juxtapoz featured artist Rene Almanza just sent us a series of beautiful new paintings he has been working on. The artist has moved from him more futurist style to a more classical, but still contemporary, portrait style.
Street Art // Wednesday, August 07, 2013
Last month, some of the folks from 1xRUN and photographer Mike Popso headed down to Mexico City for a collaborative exhibition entitled 1mxRUN. Plenty of the action was documented as you can see in this new video release.
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.