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650 EUR

Reference

9065968e

Year

2019

Medium

Paintings

Size

60 x 40 x 3 cm
23.62 x 16 x 1.18 in

Price

650,00 €

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  • About the work

In his work he shows a clear connection with architecture, the major he decided to abandon. His interest in the city, whose configuration and transformation he approaches, comes from graffiti and urban art in which he has developed since 15 years.


About the Artist

1987 Tampico, Mexico

In In his work Cruces shows a clear connection with architecture, the academic path he decided to abandon. However, despite he never graduated from his major, he has a vivid interest for the subject, particurarly in regards to cities' configuration and transformation, subjects strictly linked to Street and Graffiti Art, which he has been practicing for 15 years. 

The artist shows his work in a particular and reconstructed vision, beginning with symbols framed within popular culture with entities that can be identified as vehicles travel through some landscape. At the same time, this landscape poses an analogy of a thought of internalized cult to the occidental object.

In his most recent series “Private Scenes”, he uses elements from current mexican history, where delinquent activities such as corruption and drug trafficking stand out with the opulence that comes with it. This series takes clear influence on certain works from Hockney, and other characters present on the works of artists such as KAWS and Jeff Koons that have become contemporary icons.


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Mexico City, Dr Enrique Gonzalez Martinez 7 int 4

Casa Equis is an art gallery located in Mexico City. Its founders Diego Beyró and Carleti López Traviesa are visual artists active on the art scene, giving the project the freshness and warmth of an artist-run space. The gallery works mainly with young artists. In their first two years they have held numerous exhibitions inside and outside the gallery c...

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