From an early inhabitable sculpture to an imaginary “Monument to the Taco,” Escobedo’s work moves and delights at Monterrey’s Museum of Contemporary Art.
The disappearance of “Casa Cueva,” a model of which is on view at the Noguchi Museum, pitted two great artists against each other in one of the most divisive episodes in Mexican contemporary art history.
A catrina of Frida Kahlo, colorful alebrijes, and José Guadalupe Posada’s satirical skeletons are among the unmissable works on view.
Dating to circa 1100 AD, the Mayan Codex is said to have been painted by a single artist, recording the movements of planet Venus over the course of 584 days.
The 1,000-year-old Cañada de la Virgen ceremonial site will be protected from encroaching development.
Mexican officials said the objects were “voluntarily returned” by citizens from Austria, Canada, Switzerland, and the US, but have not provided further details.
The sealant used for gem-crusted ancient Maya teeth had medicinal properties that prevent tooth infections and decay, according to a new study.
The city’s colorful rótulos, signs hand-painted on the stands of street vendors, are being erased by a local government seemingly unaware that popular graphics are a critical part of Mexico’s patrimony.
Her decades-long devotion to the world of wrestling is all the more noteworthy considering that her father forbade her from attending matches as a child, deeming them an inappropriate pastime for women.
The finding was part of an offering placed on a pond, thought to replicate the entrance to the underworld.
The exhibition is part of a collaborative initiative that tasks itself with picking up the unfinished work of history.
Pepx Romero’s performance was a response to multiple auctions of pre-Hispanic works over the last few years.