Mexicráneos 2019: Celebrating death through art

Mexicráneos 2019: Celebrating death through art
English 10/10/2019 15:30 EL UNIVERSAL in English/Gretel Morales Mexico City Actualizada 16:52
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Mexicráneos has become the largest urban art exhibition in Mexico

Mexicráneos was a cultural project launched by funerary home Funerarias J. García López

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Mexicráneos 2019: Celebrating death through art

The exhibition aims to honor Mexican culture through one of its most iconic celebrations: The Day of the Dead

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Mexicráneos 2019: Celebrating death through art

The Day of the Dead is celebrated on November 1 and 2

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Mexicráneos 2019: Celebrating death through art

The Day of the Dead, a unique Mexican tradition, was declared as an intangible cultural heritage by UNESCO in 2013

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Mexicráneos 2019: Celebrating death through art

In this sense, Mexicráneos preserves a Mexican tradition through art created by emerging and established artists, who give their personal touch to a giant skull

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Mexicráneos 2019: Celebrating death through art

This year, the theme will be “Mexican pride” and it will feature the work 50 artists

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Mexicráneos 2019: Celebrating death through art

Mexicráneos is looking to change the way people approach art by bringing art to the streets, closer to people

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Mexicráneos 2019: Celebrating death through art

In previous years, over 5 million people have visited the Mexicráneos exhibition, thus becoming the largest urban art exhibition in Mexico

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Mexicráneos 2019: Celebrating death through art

The giant skulls will be available from October 13 to November 10 at Av. Paseo de la Reforma

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Mexicráneos 2019: Celebrating death through art

With this exhibition, the Day of the Dead celebrations have taken over the streets of Mexico City

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Mexicráneos 2019: Celebrating death through art

With cempasúchil flowers decorating plazas, gardens, and the city’s main square, where multiple processions and offerings will take place to honor the departed

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Mexicráneos 2019, Celebrating death through art

For the third year in a row, the Mexicráneos exhibition will be on display in Mexico City!

Two years ago, Mexicráneos was a cultural project launched by funerary home Funerarias J. García López. The exhibition aims to honor Mexican culture through one of its most iconic celebrations: The Day of the Dead.

This exhibition preserves a Mexican tradition through art created by emerging and established artists, who give their personal touch to a giant skull. This year, the theme will be “Mexican pride” and it will feature the work 50 artists.

Furthermore, Mexicráneos is looking to change the way people approach art by bringing art to the streets, closer to people.

In previous years, over 5 million people have visited the Mexicráneos exhibition, thus becoming the largest urban art exhibition in Mexico.

The giant skulls will be available from October 13 to November 10 at Av. Paseo de la Reforma.

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