Mexican street artist El Curiot’s murals mesh two opposing visions. His natural and Aztec-inspired references combine with futuristic cityscapes and graphic imagery in large-scale murals. Vivid colors reflect the feathers and gems that tribes of the ancient Americas prized, while fantastic mythological creatures interact with other beings.
Curiot Collaborates with Low Bros on Mural
Capturing fantasy and nature in his geometrically stylized images, Curiot’s street art is commissioned by organizations, brightening up previously ignored corners of Mexico City.
El Curiot’s 3-D style murals
Curiot’s unique style speaks to mystical visions and psychedelic experiences. The large-scale works encompass entire walls with startling detail, as intricate lines and myriad textures spread out before the viewer.
Textured mural by El Curiot
Drawing from cross-cultural references, Curiot’s works are both ancient and futuristic in nature. The legacy of forgotten medieval beasts and the tribal influences merge to create unforgettable new narratives.
Curiot’s Aztecs-meet-Gulliver’s Travels-inspired imagery
Curiot’s bright patterns and brilliant colors provide pedestrians in Mexico City with new worlds of visual contemplation.
Detail from mural by El Curiot
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