It’s no secret that Mexico City has become THE art hotspot over the past years. Behind its boom in contemporary art, artist-run spaces significantly took part in bringing in international recognition. Let’s take a look at how independent art spaces, often highlighted with thier experimental and radical aspects, were able to survive despite the growing attention of global art market. Mexican visual artist, Yoshua Okón’s words follow:
“It became clear that even though we have greatly benefitted from the market explosion on many levels, it doesn’t really provide everything you need… You need to compensate with other kinds of structures that will cater to spiritual needs and other aspects.”
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Written by Joomi Lee, BBuzzArt Marketing
This article was published for artists and art enthusiasts by BBuzzArt.