The glass work shattered to pieces “as though it had heard my commentary and sensed what I thought about it,” according to Mexican art critic Avelina Lésper.
Even with art on view from dozens of countries, I found myself most drawn to work from local Mexican artists and spaces.
Some galleries suffered severe damage, others turned their spaces into relief centers, and the city’s biggest art fair came under fire for going ahead with its scheduled VIP opening the night of the quake.
MEXICO CITY — The 13th edition of Zona MACO, Latin America’s largest art fair, opened here on Wednesday night, bringing 123 galleries from all over the world to the sprawling Centro Banamex convention center.
MEXICO CITY — Zona MACO, Mexico City’s, and arguably Latin America’s, biggest art fair opened here Wednesday night at the massive Centro Banamex convention center on the outskirts of the city.