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Artist Abraham Cruzvillegas Gives CULTURED His Ultimate Guide to Mexico City

Image courtesy of Abraham Cruzvillegas.

Mexico City is more than just home for Abraham Cruzvillegas. The prolific artist's precarious, often sprawling works of sculpture mirror and heighten the freewheeling, scrappy construction tactics he witnessed growing up in the city's Colonia Ajusco neighborhood. This ingenuity is crucial to his almost archaeological process, which involves collecting and repurposing the materials available in his immediate vicinity, like discarded objects or the stone of old buildings.

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