Art

Recommendations BX-95

24 Jun, 2019 | BX TEAM

CASA MUSEO SOLÓN Description: Walter Solón Romero (1923-1999) donated his house/workshop to the Solón Foundation in 1994. He is one of the most outstanding exponents of Bolivian plastic art of th...

If These Walls Could Talk

20 Jan, 2019 | Josephine Zavaglia

Photos: Josephine ZavagliaMuralism as an art form to transform the public spaces of La PazGraffiti and street art have the ability to turn a city into a tourist destination. Such is the case of B...

Jukumari / Tipoy

20 Jan, 2019 | BX Crew

Charlene Eckels

20 Jan, 2019 | BX Crew

Image: Courtesy of Charlene EckelsArtist Bio:Bolivian-American Charlene Eckels was born and raised in North Carolina. She has a bachelor’s degree in studio art from the University of North Caroli...

The Art of Making a Difference

20 Jan, 2019 | Autumn Spredemann

Photos: Autumn SpredemannGallery owners Fredy and Jonathan Hofmann set the stage for Bolivian artistsThe doors of Arte y Cultura Galería are open seven days a week, catching the eye of all who wa...

El Método Grönholm

24 Sep, 2018 | Ira Lee

Photos: Ira LeeA testament to the raw talent that Bolivian theatre has to offerEl Método Grönholm, the highly anticipated show featuring some of the most talented figures in Bolivian theatre, opened i...

Benjamín Chávez

24 Sep, 2018 | Ryan McMeekin

Photo: Adriana L. MurilloAn unlimited vision for Bolivian poetryBorn in Santa Cruz and raised in Oruro, a student in Cochabamba, and a resident of La Paz, Benjamin Chávez is a poet with an intimate kn...

El RIO

27 Aug, 2018 | Millo Clenshaw

Photo: Iván RodriguezA film on toxic masculinity in Bolivia’s farmlandsSet in the Beni, in the Northeastern lowlands of Bolivia, Juan Pablo Richter’s feature film, El Río, tackles rocky family relatio...

Fundación Viva’s Photography Contest

27 Aug, 2018 | Rafaela Alford

Photos provided by Fundación VIVAA competition to save endangered speciesIn early August of this year, the entry deadline for the National Photography Contest of Endangered Bolivian Species passed. It...

The Sound of the Jungle

27 Aug, 2018 | Robyn Kate Pollard

Photo: Adriana L. MurilloHow saya afroboliviana preserves the traditions and culture of Africa in Las Yungas Hidden away in the tropical paradise of Coroico, in the Yungas region of Bolivia, is the Af...

Mayra Gonzales

23 Jul, 2018 | Charles Bladon

Photo: Jaime VargasA bastion of Bolivian folk musicNo doubt anyone who has paid mind to the music on the streets and in the nightclubs of La Paz would notice that the current generation is entranced b...

Street and Urban Art according to Knorke Leaf

23 Jul, 2018 | Bridget Tahourdin

Photo: Iván RodriguezThe prominent Bolivian street artist Knorke Leaf has much to say on the power of street and urban art: ‘It’s a spiritual power...’ she muses. ‘It’s in the colours.’ Her artistic a...

Al-Azar

23 Jul, 2018 | Robyn Kate Pollard

Photos: Marion JoubertThe talent of amalgamating art and politicsA spacious workshop with a large window overlooking the mountains, home to an array of paints, brushes, oils, pencils and hundreds of b...

Reinaldo Chávez Maydana

21 Jun, 2018 | Marion Joubert

Image: Courtesy of Reinaldo Chávez MaydanaCombining Bolivian tradition and mystic symbolism, the artist captures the sublimeHow can three simple dots – two for the eyes and one for the mouth – express...

The Musical World of Ernesto Cavour

26 Apr, 2018 | David Fegan

Photo: Ana DiazInside the fertile mind of the Bolivian musician, inventor, author and investigatorOnce described as ‘the best in the universe’ when it comes to Bolivia’s national-heritage instrument,...