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Despierto: The Art of Mario Godinez

Despierto: The Art of Mario Godinez

“Godinez has plunged deeper into his own unique way of blending multicolored biomorphic shapes that teeter on the edge of representation and illusion”

An Art Awakening by Cayetano Garza Jr. Artist Mario Godinez signs his work with the cognomen “El Mago”, which is Spanish for “the magician”. In many ways his Surrealist paintings can only be described as magical. He conjures internal reactions from the viewer as deftly as a magician pulls a rabbit from a hat leaving […]

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Mario Godinez: Hearts and Bones

Mario Godinez: Hearts and Bones

Mario Godinez’s art fuses Hispanic, Anglo and Pop cultures

by David Alexander Gonzalez It has not always been about painting monsters and calaveras for Mario Godinez. Though, when observing his work, that may be hard to believe. Godinez’s use of paint in his latest collection, entitled Café Tacvba is somewhat of a digression for an artist who is more known for his work as a sculptor. […]