The most recent excavation of the Huei Tzompantli revealed the skulls of 119 men, women, and children, bringing the total number of skulls found in the tower to more than 600.
A drive-through exhibition in a commercial parking lot in Mexico City brings together over 30 works by more than 20 contemporary artists.
Citing “draconian austerity measures” and the precarious situation of many cultural workers across Mexico, the International Committee for Museums and Collections of Modern Art is urging the government to take immediate steps to preserve its museums.
The online film program MexDocs presents a selection of great recent Mexican documentaries.
Employees of Mexico’s public museums and theaters are striking to protest lack of wages, and remixing famous portraits to denounce the ongoing exploitation of cultural labor.
Ahead of the 500-year anniversary of the Spanish conquest of the Aztec empire, Mexican president Andrés Manuel López Obrador has requested several manuscripts in the Vatican’s library.
An exhibition in the Bronx shines a light on Running for Ayotzinapa 43, a group calling for justice for the 43 young Mexican students kidnapped in 2014.
In protest of femicide, the artists painted over portraits of all-male historical figures hanging in the National Human Rights Commission.
The letter urges the government to redirect millions in funds currently dedicated to converting Mexico’s largest park into a cultural center designed by artist Gabriel Orozco.
Libre Gutierrez’s installations, Transportapueblos, Companion of Migrants, are tattooed with maps of Mexico and provide supplies like water.
Rubén Ortiz Torres gathered decommissioned patrol vehicles damaged in altercations with cartels and then bathed them in midnight blue and millennial pink.
Sandy Rodriguez situates America’s ongoing practice of migrant detention within a centuries-long project of violence against indigenous peoples, starting with Spanish contact in 1519.