Mexico's comic history dates back to the 1920s, and its golden age in the 1930s saw classics like “La Familia Burrón.” While it had its ups and downs, the 1990s brought a rebirth with “Ultrapato” and the rise of Mexican comic studios, promising a bright future for the country's comic scene.
There is a wide range of regional traditions within Mexico's dominant culture, which is influenced by a mix of indigenous and Spanish practices. Many of the things that people think of when they hear "Mexican" really originate in specific parts of the country.
The Museum of Light in Merida, a collaboration between UNAM and the Yucatán government, is a multidisciplinary marvel where science, art, and technology converge. With colorful exhibits, historical insights, and the emotional impact of color, it's a brilliant addition to the cultural landscape.
In 2023, the cost of setting up a traditional Day of the Dead ofrenda in Mexico is spookily soaring. Prices for essential elements, like incense and flowers, have risen dramatically, making it a pricey endeavor. But traditions prevail, as families find creative ways to honor their ancestors.
The dance of Tarantella spins a tale of venom, passion, and salvation. Originating in the Middle Ages, it was believed to cure tarantula bites, melding music and movement to combat the venom’s fever.
Unica Zürn, a German artist and author from the 20th century, is often overlooked in the European avant-garde community. Her life, marked by emotional tumult, provocative creativity, and haunting insights into eroticism and rebellion, paints a vivid picture of her psyche.
In the golden age of Spanish literature, alongside names like Cervantes and Lope de Vega, thrived Juan Ruiz de Alarcón—a playwright who overcame immense physical challenges to leave an indelible mark on the theatrical world.
Rock art is far more than ancient scribbles on cave walls; it's a complex human expression that bridges time and cultures. From the religious rituals of Mexico's ancient civilizations, to the awe-inspiring murals of Spain's Altamira caves, rock art also serves as a wellspring of modern inspiration.