A contemporary art promoter puts Mexico on the map

Americas Now

The origins of Mexican art derive from its rich culture. It all began with the Olmec, Mayan, and Aztec civilizations. Beautiful paintings and sculptures display Mexico’s enduring craftsmanship.

In modern times artists like Frida Kahlo or Diego Rivera continued the evolution.

But more recently Mexico has become a global hub for artists, curators, galleries, and collectors.

Our Urban Voice is a woman some consider a pioneer in the promotion of contemporary art. Meet Kerstin Erdmann director of the OMR gallery in Mexico City.