Tag Archives: Mexico

Artist Marela Zacarías works on her large painted sculpture, "Red Meander" (2014), in her Bedford–Stuyvesant studio, Brooklyn, 2014. Production still from the ART21 "New York Close Up" film "Marela Zacarías Goes Big & Goes Home." © ART21, Inc. 2014.

Marela Zacarías Goes Big & Goes Home

Marela Zacarías Goes Big & Goes Home

In a new film from the ART21 New York Close Up series, artist Marela Zacarías creates a work commissioned by the Art in Embassies program for the U.S. Consulate in Monterrey, Mexico.

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Access 100 Artists: Get Involved!

Access 100 Artists: Get Involved!

Art21′s Director of Education, Rosanna Flouty, sends out a call to action. Get involved with our latest initiative, Access 100 Artists, and host a screening!

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.

Mariana Aguirre

New Guest Blogger: Mariana Aguirre

New Guest Blogger: Mariana Aguirre

Our latest blogger-in-residence is arts writer Mariana Aguirre, who pens a monthly column for the Mexican contemporary art magazine Revista Replicante.

Nicola López, "Closed System," 2009, installation view, “Next Wave Festival,” Brooklyn Academy of Music, 2009. © Nicola López. Image courtesy the artist.

Ink: Notes on the Contemporary Print

Ink | The Lexicon of Tomorrow: Print-Based Installation

Ink: Notes on the Contemporary Print

Ink | The Lexicon of Tomorrow: Print-Based Installation

With the onset of spring, renewal is in the air.  In the world of contemporary prints, a fresh format that seems to be popping up everywhere is print-based installation.  In …

Jorge Macchi Vanishing Point 2005Acrylic paint on paper. Variable dimensions. Collection of Michael Krichman and Carmen Cuenca, San Diego.  Via hammer.ucla.edu

Looking at Los Angeles

Looking at Los Angeles | Ephemerality and Eternity in “All of this and nothing”

Looking at Los Angeles

Looking at Los Angeles | Ephemerality and Eternity in “All of this and nothing”

“It’s really about the magical and the mysterious in the everyday,” says Hammer senior curator Anne Ellegood, in the online video introducing the museum’s newest exhibition, All of this and nothing.  …

Fallen Fruit Collective, "Elysian Park", 2005. Giclee print. 40 x 60 inches. Courtesy the artists.

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The Fruit of Experience

Gastro-Vision

The Fruit of Experience

Fallen Fruit Collective formed six years ago through a project by artists David Burns, Matias Viegener, and Austin Young for the Journal of Aesthetics and Protest. The trio created a …

Felix Gonzalez-Torres, Untitled (Portrait of Ross in LA), 1991

Catching Feelings

Catching Feelings

I’ve been trying to ignore all of the panic and mania surrounding swine flu, since as far as I know anxiety has not yet been proven to afford protection against …

Orozco's "Mobile Matrix," details

Gabriel Orozco | “Mobile Matrix”

Gabriel Orozco | “Mobile Matrix”

EXCLUSIVE: Gabriel Orozco discusses the process behind his sculpture Mobile Matrix (2006), a permanent installation for the José Vasconcelos Library in Mexico City. Gabriel Orozco’s sculptures and photographs disrupt conventional …