Betsabée Romero is one of the best known names in Mexican contemporary art scene. Her work is characterized by maintaining a critical discourse into consumer culture and objects that represent, as well as the search for a resemantization of local discourses and cultural rites. She has also been interested in public art and its relationship with society. One of her best known works is a series of sculptures made from waste tires and reinterpreted with an artistic discourse, as well as cars, traditionally redecorated and placed in strategic locations as a discourse of political importance. She has also explored the value and aesthetics of the altars in traditional Mexican culture.
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