Mexico Ahora: Punto de Partida/ Mexico Now: Points of Departure 
January 25 - April 5, 1997

Promotional exhibition postcard featuring artwork of a chicken

México Ahora: Punto de Partida/ Mexico Now: Point of Departure, an exhibition featuring 13* emerging Mexican artists whose work is forceful and full of invention, will premiere at the Ohio Arts Council's Riffe Gallery January 25 through April 5, 1997, and travel to six other sites in the United States and Puerto Rico. The exhibition will reexamine the traditions of Mexican art and chart new creative territory through photography, sculpture, installations and more in approximately 40 large scale, exciting contemporary works. México Ahora/ Mexico Now is a declaration of artistic independence and captures the energy of Mexico in the late 20th century.

Featured artists include Carlos Aguirre, Marco Arce, Monica Castillo, Silvia Gruner, Yolanda Gutierrez, Yishai Jusidman, Nestor Quinones, Melanie Smith, Gerardo Suter, Diego Toledo, and Boris Viskin.