ArtBo 2019: Highlighting Emerging Talent

From multimedia installations to meme-fueled paintings, the works on display were as diverse as they were inspiring

Now in its 15th year, 2019’s ArtBo in Bogotá consisted of 55 galleries representing artists from mostly South and Central America, as well as some from across Europe and North America. One of the most important fairs in the region, ArtBo is also the largest fair to focus on contemporary art in Colombia. Since its inception, the fair has continued to grow and evolve. This …

Art Inhabits and Enhances The LINE Hotels

A diverse creative program aims to inspire a sense of curiosity and individuality

Each interior of The LINE‘s first three hotels is designed in response to its architecture and surrounding neighborhood. Every one aims to create an overarching atmosphere of curiosity and creativity. Accordingly, the properties are home to various art activations and events that are created to appeal to visitors and locals alike. With the hard work of site-specific creative directors (Aengus Cawley in LA, Jacqueline Gilles …

The Artists Behind Mexico City’s Hand-Painted Signs

Battling developments in technology, the artists behind Mexico City’s hand-painted signs—advertisements, directions, concert bills and more—stuck with their craft. Not only is it visually pleasing, it lasts longer, too. Acrylic on tarps fades in a year and vinyl fades in five—whereas a painted wall can last almost a decade. Most of the men adhere to strict rules on domain and paint from memory—the dozens of …