By Alejandro Cartagena
Alejandro Cartagena is a Mexico-based artist whose projects employ landscape and portraiture as a means to examine social, urban and environmental issues. Cartagena’s work has been exhibited extensively internationally and his work is in the collections of major museums including the San Francisco MoMA, the Museum of Contemporary Photography in Chicago, the Portland Museum of Art, The West Collection, the Coppel collection, the FEMSA Collection, Museum of Fine Arts in Houston, the George Eastman House and the Santa Barbara Museum of Art and among others. Alejandro is also a self-publisher and co-editor and has created several award-winning titles. His work has been published internationally in magazines and newspapers such as Newsweek, Nowness, Domus, the Financial Times, The New York Times, Le Monde, Stern, PDN, The New Yorker, and Wallpaper among others.
Based in Monterrey, Mexico