1. Concerned with social, economic, and political issues on local and global levels, Abraham Cruzvillegas
told Museo Magazine
he considers himself an “intergalactic indigenous.”
3. A student of Gabriel Orozco
, Cruzvillegas was a central figure in a new wave of conceptual art in Mexico City in the 1980s and ’90s; he is presently known amongst 21st Century assemblage artists for his Autoconstrucción
project. His works can be found in the permanent collections of the Tate, MoMA, the Walker, and ICA Chicago.