Natalie Schachar

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Mexico

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

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Mexico

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

But some experts question whether another art space is necessary

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Biennials & festivals

Ecuador's Cuenca Biennial organisers fret over budget shortfall

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

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Public art

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

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Street art

Mexico City street artists celebrate the lives of women

A project has enlivened a drab area with 300 portraits

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Research

New hope for lost Frida Kahlo painting

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

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Disasters & destruction

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

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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