MONCHO 1929 

 

(Puerto Rico, b. 1975) Originally from the South Bronx, Moncho 1929’s practice expands to London, Milan, Los Angeles and Seoul. Deeply influenced by global aesthetics and urban artwork, Moncho 1929 explores mythology, nostalgia, and contemporary semiotics in his "Chimera Series." Moncho 1929's work has been featured in various solo and group exhibitions across the United States and internationally, including at the Perez Art Museum in Miami and Gallery Ann in Seoul, Korea. His artwork can be found in multiple private, city, and corporate collections, such as: Google, the French Consulate of the US, Paramount and Universal Pictures, and the Public Art collections of cities like Glendale, Los Angeles, and West Hollywood. Most recently, Moncho 1929’s work was acquired for the permanent collection of The Figge Museum of Art. His work was included in the juried BP Portrait Awards for The National Portrait Gallery in the United Kingdom in 2019. He has also been invited to show in a pavilion at the Venice Biennial in 2022.