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Art in Quarantine

When Coronavirus hit the United States earlier this year, I knew that Mexico would suffer greatly as well. Tourism would be affected, businesses would close, our normal cycles disturbed. For the first time in many years, I worried about the future. “Could it be that people will stop buying art?” I wondered. “If financial markets…

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An Interview with the Artist

Originally published in Lokkal magazine. Andrew Osta is an international artist born in the Ukraine, raised in Canada, and now living in San Miguel de Allende. He started painting professionally in 2005 and exhibiting his work in galleries in 2006. His work is currently on display at gallery Relox 46, at the Hecho en Mexico…

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I was recently again asked to speak about my friend Toller Cranston, at the Michael Hoppe concert (I will upload the video soon). I actually wrote a speech for this occasion. In case anyone is interested in who Toller was, here are some excerpts from my speech: I believe that if street kids get into…

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In the last week or so, I received some interesting feedback from a couple of people and I don’t know where on the site to share it, so I will just put it in this blog post. Back in 2012, I briefly met an aspiring painter named Rosa Antonia. She just contacted me from my…

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April 2013 Update

I have been travelling more than usual and this has made it difficult for me to update the website with my latest work and thoughts. Having said that, I am in the process of photographing new work, which I hope to upload soon. I’ve been mostly working on small and medium sized works, and mostly…

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