Tag Archives: Mexico

Cruzando la frontera sin cruzar: Hugo Crosthwaite, los Zapatistas y Tierra Brillante; Self Help Graphics gets a new mural; Books: Libros Schmibros y Rebekah Miles; Urban Legends; Cafe Vida

Crossing the U.S.-Mexico border is always exciting and adventurous, as I never can predict what is going to happen en el otro lado.  Luis De Jesus in Culver City just made the drive to TJ a lot shorter for us … Continue reading 

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Narcos, Feral scapes and Art on the Radio: Edgardo Aragón; “West is More”; Xavier Cázares Cortéz; Radio Break: Pedro Reyes, Brandon LaBelle, & Arnoldo Vargas

Many Mexican artists are tackling the theme of drug trafficking in their work, often by portraying the violence and aggression in ways that are sensational and direct.  One artist who is attempting work in the complete opposite way is Edgardo … Continue reading 

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Mexico City Part II: From Colonia Roma to Wilshire Blvd: Carlos Santos, Xavier Rodriguez, Hector de Anda y Antonio Vega Macotela

While walking around Mexico City’s Colonia Roma, I noticed that everyone was getting ready for the Corredor Cultural Roma-Condesa, a free event that showcases and brings together around 60 local art galleries, restaurants, bars, boutiques, etc.  One such gallery involved … Continue reading 

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Mexico D.F. Part I: LA/Mex Connection: Barry Wolfryd, Yoshua Okón, Gabriel de la Mora y Edgar Orlaineta

LA and Mexico City are like cousins, related and connected, and one really special way is through art.  Both cities are bursting with culture and both have art scenes that are dynamic and thriving.  Some (lucky) artists have a relationship … Continue reading 

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