Miguel Calderón examines class, violence, and corruption in Mexican society with macabre, irreverent humor.
A video work about avian predators and their prey blends documentary and fictional narrative of the life of a bouncer in Mexico City.
PHILADELPHIA — In the early 1990s, Mexican artists Daniel Guzmán and Luis Felipe Ortega recreated and recorded on video a selection of works by Bruce Nauman, Vito Acconci, and Paul McCarthy. They relied only on written transcriptions.
PHILADELPHIA — In the wake of major governmental ineffectiveness following a massive earthquake in 1985, artists in Mexico City began building a vibrant DIY arts movement and searching for less traditional modes of expression.
MEXICO CITY — In the mid ’90s, a small group of project- and artist-run spaces emerged in Mexico, attracting international recognition for the artists involved and kickstarting the boom in contemporary Mexican art.
T.S. Eliot’s claim that April is the cruelest month feels particularly true during tax season. Assuming you’re an artist in the United States who makes at least $10,000 a year, you may be scrambling to file your return before tomorrow’s deadline.