Articles by Mariana Aguirre

Barranca Museo de Arte Moderno y Contemporáneo (Barranca Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art)

Are There Any Good Contemporary Art Museums in Mexico?

Are There Any Good Contemporary Art Museums in Mexico?

Guest blogger Mariana Aguirre looks at the state of contemporary art museums in cities such as Mexico City, Oaxaca, and Monterrey.

Partituras Finales (Final Scores).

Sound in Recent Works by Mexican Artists

Sound in Recent Works by Mexican Artists

Israel Martínez guest blogs a post surveying the state of contemporary sound art in Mexico.

Members of Arte por la Izquierda at a protest against the 2012 election results. Via ADN Político.

Interview with Critic, Curator and Art Historian Cuauhtémoc Medina, Part 2

Interview with Critic, Curator and Art Historian Cuauhtémoc Medina, Part 2

Part 2 of guest blogger Mariana Aguirre’s conversation with Mexico City-based critic, curator and art historian Cuauhtémoc Medina.

Cuautémoc Medina. Image via Artishock.

Interview with Critic, Curator and Art Historian Cuauhtémoc Medina, Part 1

Interview with Critic, Curator and Art Historian Cuauhtémoc Medina, Part 1

Cuauhtémoc Medina discusses the changing state of contemporary art in Mexico, and the integration of Mexico City’s cultural scene into that of the global art world.

Francesco Clemente, The Four Corners, 1987, woven tapestry.

The Taller Mexicano de Gobelinos: A Tapestry Workshop in Guadalajara

The Taller Mexicano de Gobelinos: A Tapestry Workshop in Guadalajara

Mariana Aguirre visits the famed Guadalajara workshop whose weavers have created tapestries for artists such as John Currin, Pae White, George Condo and Karen Kilimnik.

Humberto Duque, Conspiracy to Commit Public Nudity, installation view, 2011

Thirtysomethings: Three Mexican Artists under Forty

Thirtysomethings: Three Mexican Artists under Forty

Guest blogger Mariana Aguirre looks at the work of three up-and-coming Mexican artists, all under the age of forty.