Art Threat: Nicolás de Jesús inks anti-colonial history

Artist Nicolás de Jesús creates intricate visual narratives, reflecting Mexico’s indigenous cultures and vibrant social justice movements. In paintings, ink drawings and etchings, handmade works by de Jesús are printed on traditional papel amate, a pre-colonial indigenous paper that has seen a revival in recent years. Through his striking ink work, de Jesús remixes political ...