Juxtapoz // Wednesday, June 23, 2010
Rene Almanza may be based in Mexico, but he’s been globetrotting lately; recently to San Francisco for an installation at Minna, and now to Barcelona where he will be exhibiting work, as well as looking for a studio to spend further time in Spain. Read More...
Juxtapoz // Friday, May 28, 2010
Rene Almanza has been gearing up for summer by doing what de does best: draw and paint. From a peek at his latest work, it seems as if he is focusing on figurative studies for now. Read More...
Juxtapoz // Thursday, April 22, 2010
Rene Almanza shared a sneak preview of new works he will be displaying in his upcoming solo exhibit in Barcelona. While sticking to his signature red, black, white, and grey palate, it appears as if Almanza has again taken his intricate figurative work new levels.Read More...
Juxtapoz // Tuesday, April 06, 2010
Looks like things are really heating up in Berlin. Mexico-based artist Rene Almanza will be heading to Germany for a collective show this May. Check out a preview on his Juxtapoz blog, as well as beautiful new sketches. Read More...
Juxtapoz // Monday, March 29, 2010
“Mexican writer Edgar Leal visited me in my studio to discuss some things,” writes contributing blogger Rene Almanza, “he wrote text on my drawings and during his visit I made this portrait of him.” Almanza truly is a killer sketch artist. Read More...
Juxtapoz // Friday, March 19, 2010
To say Mexico is bursting with untapped artistic talent would be an understatement. To help us combat this, we welcome artist, Artecocodrilo founder, and the all-around innovative Rene Almanza to our list of contributing bloggers.
Juxtapoz // Tuesday, February 16, 2010
Hopefully by now, you have seen Quentin Tarantino’s latest film, Inglourious Basterds, because that man is a genius and the film is fantastic. In a broad collaboration, Upper Playground teamed up with Quentin Tarantino and SA Studios to release the "Lost Art of Inglourious Basterds" to benefit the victims of the Haiti Earthquake.
Juxtapoz // Wednesday, December 23, 2009
“Over the past month, Rene Almanza, whom I'm working on a piece for an upcoming issue of the print Juxtapoz, was staying at this apartment as I was moving into, and was painting this piece to be used in a store window display,” writes Managine Editor, Evan Pricco. “I got to spend a lot of time with him, talking about art, life, philosophy; great talks, and I got to watch him paint and evolve this piece into something that looks nothing like the pieces you see here.” Read More...
Juxtapoz // Tuesday, November 17, 2009
Mexican artist Rene Almanza is currently in Los Angeles after putting together a solo show titled Flux in Monterrey at the Antigui Palacio Federal.
Juxtapoz // Monday, November 02, 2009
Rene Almanza is a Mexican artist whose imagery is as complex as it is meaningful. Photos of his work do not do it justice, so we’ll just tell you: Rene Almanza is the real deal.