A group of around 40 employees quietly entered the Palace of Fine Arts during an event. They silently held up their placards as many in the audience cheered and yelled “contrato digno” — a call for “dignified contracts.”
One anonymous employee says it worries him that he has not been paid for six months, despite continuing to do his job and sometimes working late nights.
At a Mexico City museum, farmworker unions demanded the painting of the Mexican Revolution leader be destroyed. Their protest escalated to a clash with LGBTQ activists, amounting to violence and use of homophobic slurs.
Dozens of breastfeeding mothers gathered at Mexico City’s Museum of Modern Art in protest of discriminatory regulations, while the Angel of Independence monument was vandalized with feminist graffiti and crocheted hearts.
Residents in anguish over gender-based violence in Mexico City graffitied one of the capital’s most historic landmarks in an act of frustration against government officials.
Artists often use whatever materials they can find, creating works that reflect on the socioeconomic realities of their surroundings.
Timoney presents a kind of salon-style show, but all emerging from a single mind.
Ahead of Sunday’s presidential election in Mexico, the poet Luis Felipe Fabre has adapted Leonard’s poem and a collective reading will take place in Mexico City on Saturday.
Some galleries suffered severe damage, others turned their spaces into relief centers, and the city’s biggest art fair came under fire for going ahead with its scheduled VIP opening the night of the quake.
In his exhibition at at Galeria Mascota, Miguel Angel Salazar revives a cenotaph, showing that it’s both easier than ever to rewrite history, and more difficult to erase it.
Ana Pellicer used traditional copper jewelry techniques from the Mexican state of Michoacan, then makes her pieces contemporary by playing with scale.
In late July, a newspaper reported that the 14th edition of Mexico City’s revered SITAC contemporary art symposium had been cancelled, but it’s more complicated.