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Artist Spotlight: Judith Ruiz

Judith Ruiz’s passion for art was evident at a young age. Some of her earliest memories are tied to art, and she didn’t just see the colors and stroke of the paint brush on a canvas. Judith related the colors of art to the feeling that the piece makes the viewer feel…



Artist Spotlight: Alina Smocov

Romanian born, Alina Eliza Smocov breathes life into her art with a dedication and passion that propels her work into the heart and minds of viewers. An award-winning artist, Alina lives in Rotterdam.

She’s our new artist in the spotlight.

Humble and dedicated, Alina has a…



Artist Spotlight: Sergio Chávez “Cawamo”

Known for his incredibly detailed and politically-charged stencil street art, Cawamo explores cultural identity and pre-Hispanic art through his work. In the studio, he uses mixed media, like printmaking and ceramics, to bring his ideas to life.

In this week’s artist spotlight, we take a closer look at Cawamo’s…



Art’s Opportunity to Change and Inspire Society Despite Election Results

Society needs inspiration. The United States presidential election had the world on the edge of its seat wondering if the world’s superpower would elect a billionaire businessman as president.

The results left a culture shocked as Donald Trump was elected president.

Trump inspired…



10 Questions You Never Should Ask an Artist

The art world can be a pretty weird place, and talking to artists about their work can be intimidating. Unless you’re privy to what’s cool and not cool to ask (i.e. you’re a fine artist yourself), you’re better off smiling, nodding and shutting up. But if you’re feeling brave and don’t want…



The Mexican Revolution and the Birth of an Art Renaissance

Like other hard-fought battles against tyranny, the Mexican Revolution was a bloody affair – and one that spanned nearly a decade. On November 20, the people of Mexico will remember one of the greatest revolutions of the 20th century.

A Call to Arms

It started with…



Artist in the Spotlight: Gabo Mendoza

Art critique’s dream

Gabo Mendoza (Gabriel Mendoza Rodriguez) is an artist that lives in obscurity, yet his works speak to the masses. The picturesque story of Gabo is an art critique’s dream, and he creates what we call social art.

Art as a critic is a…



The Metropolitan Opera LIVE in HD in Mexico

People living in Mexico can now enjoy the New York Metropolitan Opera’s presentations without having to hop on a plane. The Met is now offering LIVE streams of shows from their 2016-2017 season starting on December 10.

The shows are a part of the theater’s Live in HD series,…



Art Money is Changing the Way We Buy Art

Art investment – two words normally associated with the wealthy. For many of us, a trip to the gallery or an art fair can be a dizzying experience; one that makes our wallets shriek and sob. When pieces can cost anywhere between $1,000 – $50,000 in the lower market, buying art feels…



Trump and the “Absolutely Gross, Degenerate” Art Scene

The 2016 election year in the U.S. has been bizarre (that’s an understatement). Much of the focus has been on character rather than policy – particularly Republican candidate Donald Trump’s behavior and lack of respect for most things. We know he has little respect for women, Muslims, the…