Butterflies of Mexico City, a multicolored flapping in the metro

Among all the insect species that live on Earth, butterflies are probably the most popular ones due to its beauty and colors. Approximately 1,800 butterfly species live in Mexico, and Mexico City hosts around 350 species. The exhibition at the Coyoacán metro station, shows the most common butterflies that can be seen in the Mexico … Continue reading Butterflies of Mexico City, a multicolored flapping in the metro

Nopal leaf No. 3 at Kunstverein, Munich, Germany

I created Nopal leaf No. 3 some time ago for a private collection. However, with the initiative of Darius Mikšys, contemporary artist, it is now part of the ongoing exhibition Hayward and Tamayo. The exhibition includes works by the Hayward Gallery in London and the Museo Tamayo Arte Contemporáneo in Mexico City. The private collector agreed to lending … Continue reading Nopal leaf No. 3 at Kunstverein, Munich, Germany

Nopal leaf abstract

The Nopal leaf is an abstract sculpture, each side with a different color scheme. The two “tunas” – or prickly pears – are made out of clay, covered with crystal beads and a crystal bead flower. The flowers are Wixáritari beadwork. The natural shape of the Nopal leaf is painted in colorful, abstract forms as … Continue reading Nopal leaf abstract