Natalie Schachar

See what a bustling Canaletto scene would look like emptied of people

José Manuel Ballester, the Spanish artist behind a series of reimagined Old Master paintings shared widely online during the coronavirus pandemic, has created a new work to help raise funds for Italy’s Pinacoteca de Brera

Critics demand explanation after quiet departures of Museo Jumex’s curator and director

Faults including a lack of transparency and a capricious programme have been cited following a change in management at the private museum

Votive paintings smuggled out of Mexico return to public view at Los Pinos presidential palace

The former government residence turned museum will host its first art exhibition


Art that breathes: Mexican murals aim to clean the air

The public art works are painted using Airlite which purifies polluted air in a process similar to photosynthesis


What happened to all the art in Mexico’s presidential palace?

A largely emptied Los Pinos opened to the public on 1 December, leaving many in the country wondering where the collection of paintings and decorative objects went


Mexico’s presidential palace could become one of the world’s largest museums

But some experts question whether another art space is necessary

Ecuador's Cuenca Biennial organisers fret over budget shortfall

A federal allotment of $100,000, less than in past years, has yet to be disbursed

Deported veterans ‘distress’ flag mural on US-Mexico border under review

US Customs and Border Protection is considering whether to remove or preserve the painting, which some have complained is disrespectful

Mexico City street artists celebrate the lives of women

A project has enlivened a drab area with 300 portraits

New hope for lost Frida Kahlo painting

Expert says new evidence could reveal the location of Mexican artist’s biggest work, which “disappeared into thin air”

Mexican artists pitch in to aid earthquake victims

The well known Oaxacan artist Francisco Toledo, is working with others to collect food and supplies and open community kitchens

Historic Mexico City swim club gets a second life as art gallery

Before Club Condesa is torn down by developers, the former women’s-only pool has been turned into a pop-up exhibition space