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Máximo González at SOMA

SOMA Wednesday

This program consists of a series of talks and/or presentations open to the public, in which specialists of different disciplines speak about their practice.

The programming is defined by round tables, artist talks, book presentations, musical events, live artistic projects, etc.

The SOMA Wednesday program is free and open to general public, each week from 20:30 PM.


Calle 13, No. 25. Colonia San Pedro de los Pinos, Mexico City

May 13th

20:30 PM


Máximo González at ‘Galería de Arte Contemporáneo Xalapa’

DEATH RATTLE  by Máximo González at

‘Galería de Arte Contemporáneo de Xalapa’

Xalapeños Ilustres 135
Centro Histórico
Xalapa, Veracruz


April 29th

8 PM

DEATH RATTLE The corpus of installations that is presented at ‘Galerá de Arte Contemporáneo de Xalapa’ is a representative sign of Máximo’s interests, who gets closer to current issues like geopolitics, world economy, globalization and its effects n social development.

This way, he weaves a mat with currency out of circulation, plays with thousands of world-balls produced in Chna, makes history with an infinite collection of plates, and composes a piece (musical) with contrasting images portrayed in several latitudes.

González generates in the spectator a relection about the present situation of our world, warning against the risk of finding it at th threshold of a DEATH RATTLE state, and on this tour he invites us to give it breath.

April 29th to June 30th

Tuesday to Sunday

10 AM – 7 PM


Máximo González at ‘Festival Internacional de las Luces México 2015′

Máximo González at Festival Internacional de las Luces México 2015′

‘Centro Histórico’ of Mexico City

May 7th to 10th

7:30 PM to 12 PM

Photo: ‘Warning Monument’ by Máximo González


Máximo González at ‘Careyes Foundation’, Careyes, Mexico, February, 2015

Máximo González
Careyes Foundation

‘Verses in the Air’
Juan Gil Children
This work was created with verses written by 50 children of ‘Juan Gil’ School, nearby Careyes

Done mostly with plates brought by the different villages
To see the video clik here


Máximo González in Excelsior newspaper, ‘Fahrenheit’ supplement


Galería ETHRA

Máximo González

“Templanza de las cosas distantes”

The exhibition is presented until April, 2nd 

‘Galería Ethra': Londres 54, Juárez, Cuauhtémoc, Mexico City

01 55 5514 2710


Opening of Changarrito Project 10th Anniversary Exhibition, Project created by Máximo González / Puerto Vallarta

Changarrito Project 10th Anniversary Exhibition

“3,650 days (and counting…)” at

Oficina de Proyectos Culturales in Puerto Vallarta.

Curated by Martina Santillán.

Artists: Aldo Chaparro Studio, Carlos Huffmann, Iván Buenader, Paloma Blanco, Rafael Uriegas, Topacio Fresh, Marina Sábato, Marta Paulina Lozano, Proyecto Vicente Razo–Ilustraciones Homero Santamaría Padilla, Belén Romero Gunset, María García Ibañez , Julio César Morales, Daniel Silvo, Miguel Calderón, Daniel Alatorre Canto, Franco Mondini-Ruíz, Carlos Chandler, María José Montijano y Cuqui Jeréz, Helena Fernández-Cavada, Rodrigo Red Sandoval, Betsabée Romero, Emilio Rangel y Rocío Montoya Flores.


Máximo González talking about his exhibition ‘POGO’ at ‘Hospicio Cabañas’, at ‘Universidad de Guadalajara’, Puerto Vallarta

Máximo González talking about his exhibition ‘POGO’ at

Hospicio Cabañas at

Universidad de Guadalajara, Puerto Vallarta


February 11th, 2015


Máximo González at the Exhibition ‘Tell Me What You Think of Me’, at Texas State University, TX

Tell Me What You Think of Me

curated by Leslie Moody Castro

Categories and definitions are tricky things, especially when they are used to define cultures. While this complex system is often used to identify and generalize cultures outside of the United States, it is also common for North Americans to experience the same type of categorization and definitions abroad. Organized by independent curator Leslie Moody Castro, who divides her time between the United States and Mexico City, Tell Me What You Think of Me explores the humor of these definitions and categorizations placed onto the North American identity. Featuring the works of Donna Conlan, Jonathan Harker, Maximo Gonzalez, Artemio, Ricardo Cuevas, and Emilio Chapela, this exhibition looks at culture, stereotypes, and cultural classification with a lens of humor and irony, inviting the viewer to laugh while rethinking identity.

Tell Me What You Think of Me has been curated specifically for The University Galleries at Texas State University in support of this year’s Common Experience topic, Exploring Democracy’s Promise: From Segregation to Integration. It seeks to pull back the lens on the topic of integration to open a dialog on diversity and culture within a broader global context by looking at the larger stereotypes of culture from the Latin American perspective, projected onto the United States identity.

601 University Drive, San Marcos, TX, Untited States

Monday, February 16 | 5 – 7 pm

Tuesday, February 17 | 2 pm, Gallery [3]
Leslie Moody Castro

Máximo González, Iván Buenader, Donna Conlon, Jonathan Harker, Ricardo Cuevas, Artemio, Emilio Chapela


Máximo González interviewed for ‘MILENIO’

Máximo González interviewed for MILENIO
about his exhibition ‘Templanza de las cosas distantes’ at Galería Ethra   present at ‘Zona Maco México Arte Contemporáneo


Máximo González interviewed by Isabel Silva for the Magazine ‘’

Máximo González interviewed by Isabel Silva for the Magazine

about his exhibition ‘Templanza de las cosas distantes’ at Galería Ethra


Máximo González in ‘El Semanario’, ‘La silla sí se acuerda’

by Diego de Ybarra

January 29th, 2015

Los 10 del Mes

Máximo González in the Magazine “Harper’s Bazaar Art”, February, 2015


Máximo González interviewed by Yanireth Israde in the newspaper ‘Reforma’

Máximo González interviewed by Yanireth Israde in the newspaper ‘Reforma’ 

about his exhibition ‘Templanza de las cosas distantantes’ at ‘Galería Ethra


Máximo González at Centro Cultural Tijuana / 8th International Banner Biennal

At Centro Cultural Tijuana

Exhibiton ES2014 TIJUANA

8th International Banner Biennal

11th edition


Máximo González
Alejandro D’Acosta
Álvaro Blancarte
Antonio Escalante
Alfonso Lorenzana
Alonso Delgadillo
Carlos Estévez
Celeste Batel
César Hayashi
César Vázquez
David Oznayal / Lourdes González
Demián Flores
Diana Coca
Elba Roads
Estela Hussong / Juan Hussong
Francisco Toro
Héctor Manuel Basaca
Hu Wei
Jesús Ramos
Lothar Müller
Lula Lewis
Manuel Escutia
Montserrat Pecanins
Pablo Llana
Roberto Gandarilla
Rosa Osuna
Shinpei Takeda
Verónica Glezqui / Vanessa Ramos


Roberto Rosique
Bélgica Rodríguez
Sol Henaro


Marta Palau


Máximo González winner at ArtPrize

With the artwork “Tengo Hambre” (I’m Hungry) presented at the exhibitions of “Kendall College of Art and Design” of Ferris State University, Máximo González won the first place in the Three-Dimensional category by the vote of the jury in the artistic contest ArtPrize 2014.

González took part in ArtPrize through an invitation of a curator of the art school of Kendall College, who selected the artwork of 200 rices with the words “Tengo Hambre” to contest.

The piece “Tengo Hambre” looks for becoming aware of the hunger for peace, the hunger for education and the hunger for justice that we have, the artwork represents us, it is our encapsulated shout, invisible, but that is felt, but that each time is more powerful”.

As well as Grand Rapids city, Michigan, the artwork “Tengo Hambre” has been exhibited in: Los Angeles, California, Valencia, Spain; El Paso Texas; Buenos Aires, Argentina y Sao Paulo, Brasil.


Artista hispano ganador en ArtPrize dice premio servirá de empuje para otros

A peek at ArtPrize 2014

ArtPrize 2014’s critics speak: The piece they all love, the one they all hate, and the rest

Photo: “Tengo Hambre”, by Máximo González, at KCAD.


Máximo González at Zona MACO, with Galería Ethra, Mexico

Máximo González at:

Zona MACO México Arte Contemporáneo

Stand A212

With Galería Ethra

From February 4th to 8th, 2015

February 04th from 16pm to 21pm

February 5th, 6th and 7th
from 12am a 21pm

February 9th from 12am to 20pm


Máximo González at ‘Galería Ethra’, México DF

Máximo González at:

Galería Ethra‘, MÉXICO DF
Londres #54, Col. Juárez

“Templanza de las cosas distantes” / Solo Show

Opening February 3th

The exhibition is presented until April, 2nd 


Opening times during MACO:
Monday to Friday from 10:00 am to 7:00 pm
With appointment between 9:00 am and 9:00 pm
Saturday an Sunday from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm

Opening times after MACO:
Monday to Friday from 10:00 am to 7:00 pm
Saturday: 11:00 am to 3:00 pm
Sunday: CLOSED

Photo: Video still of the set that composes the artwork “Partitura”