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 . . .
Juxtapoz // Monday, April 23, 2012
Liqen sent over some photos of his newest mural painted in the Xanenetla delbarrio, a suburb city of Puebla, Mexico. The Spanish artist returned to Mexico after being invited by the “Collective Tomato” to paint a mural in part of revitalization project. He chose to paint the nations staple food corn, creating faces in each kernel to represent the idea of family.
Juxtapoz // Friday, December 16, 2011
So this is what an experimental printing press, cyborg human could possibly look like. This new mural painted in Oaxaca, Mexico by Liqen is exceptionally creepy and highly imaginative. We love it.
Juxtapoz // Friday, November 11, 2011
Today we show you the completed collaborative mural that Herbert Baglione and Dr. Lakra worked on in Oaxaca, Mexico last week in conjunction with the Day of the Dead festivities. As you can see in the final mural, the artist took the Day of the Dead celebration and its themes of celebrating those passed away and applied to each of their styles.
Juxtapoz // Monday, November 07, 2011
Juxtapoz editor, M. Revelli, visited the Oaxaca, Mexico town of San Agustin Etla for the Dia de los Muertos ("Day of the Dead") celebration this past week. The tiny town, just a bit more than 10 miles north of the city of Oaxaca, is widely known for their major Dia de los Muertos celebrations, including costumes, music, and invigorated crowds.
Juxtapoz // Monday, October 10, 2011
Tijuana-based artist, Charles Glaubitz, whom we have featured in the magazine in year's past, has a new installation on display at the Centro Cultural Tijuana (CECUT). The exhibition recreates the 10-year timeline of a narrative as one sequential piece, from the beginning and subsequent end of the old world.
Juxtapoz // Wednesday, September 28, 2011
Monterrey, Mexico-based fine artist, Rene Almanza, will be opening a new body of work, Stranger, at San Francisco's FIFTY24SF Gallery this Thursday, September 29. The exhibition features a new collection of erotic and at times futuristic graphic novel styled pencil and watercolor work.
Juxtapoz // Tuesday, September 13, 2011
In Buddhism, the monkey is an early incarnation of Buddha but may also represent trickery and ugliness. Here Spanish street artist, Liqen paints a monkey closely observing his fellow occupant of planet earth, human.
Juxtapoz // Friday, September 02, 2011
Mexican born architect, Tatiana Bilbao focuses on uplifting previously neglected spaces in Mexico’s overcrowded urban centers and drug trafficking plagued rural areas. Her designs are 100% sustainable in terms of water and waste management and 40% sustainable in terms of energy use.