Rene Almanza "Landscape" @ FIFTY24MX, Mexico City

Juxtapoz // Saturday, May 10, 2014
Rene Almanza has really interested us for years. We were lucky to spend extensive time with the Monterrey, Mexico based painter in San Francisco a few years back, and watched him build a series of portraits were both done in a classical stlye as well as contain hidden narratives of futuristic post-humanism. The artist just opened a new body of work, "Landscape," at FIFTY24MX Gallery. 

New Paintings by Rene Almanza

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.

Rene Almanza: "Gloves"

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, July 24, 2013
Our friends at Juxtapoz Latin America just posted this fantastic video of Monterrey, Mexico-based Rene Almanza working on some experimental painting techniques, mainly with the use of gloves. As you can see in the video, the gloves allow for an extremely fluid motion in Almanza's paintings, taking his already motion technique and allowing him to move the characters body and expressions without having to actually imply their movement. The end results are stunning... 

Rene Almanza: Stranger

Illustration // Tuesday, February 05, 2013
A graphic ink and watercolor collection from Monterrey, Mexico-based fine artist, Rene Almanza entitled "Stranger".  This series features a collection of erotic and at times futuristic graphic novel styled pencil and watercolor work. Stranger is based around this statement: “Stranger” is a foreigner, a resident alien, one in the house of another as a guest, visitor, or intruder, a person or thing that is unknown or with whom one is unacquainted...

Preview: Rene Almanza @ Gerrish Fine Art, London

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, June 20, 2012
We have been previewing works from Mexico's Rene Almanza on the occasion of his exhibition in conjunction with Gerrish Fine Art in London. Draws of Perception, featuring 1001 drawings, has been moved to Shop 12, Dray Walk, and The Old Truman Brewery in London, and opens on July 4, 2012.

(DATE CHANGE) Opening This Week: Rene Almanza @ Gerrish Fine Art, London

Juxtapoz // Sunday, June 17, 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 JULY 4, 2012. Almanza is currently residing in London, preparing his enormous new body of work.

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.

Rene Almanza "Stranger" @ FIFTY24SF Gallery

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. 

In Erotica: The Works of Mexico's Rene Almanza

Juxtapoz // Thursday, September 15, 2011
Rene Almanza is a Mexico-based artist (featured in our October 2010 issue) whose beautifully frantic linework work exudes urgency, passion, and agitation. He is currently working with the Spanish publishing house Sirpus, in conjunction with the linguisticts department of the Colegio de México, to create a series of illustrated bilingual books on the history of the Zapoteca and the Oaxacan peoples.

Rene Almanza

Erotica // Monday, September 12, 2011
Rene Almanza is a Mexico-based artist whose beautifully frantic linework work exudes urgency, passion, and agitation. He is currently working with the Spanish publishing house Sirpus, in conjunction with the linguisticts department of the Colegio de México, to create a series of illustrated bilingual books on the history of the Zapoteca and the Oaxacan peoples.
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