It’s early February which can only mean one thing; the contemporary art spotlight falls again on Mexico City, playing host to two of Latin America’s major art fairs from 6-10 February.
The bi-annual Zonamaco is running its 16th edition showcasing over 180 galleries from the Americas, Europe and Asia. Expect to see big names, new galleries, innovation and experimentation in the exhibition spaces and the concurrent conference program. Zonomaco will also be holding its Diseño, Salón and Foto exhibitions alongside the main event at the Centro Citibanamex.
Now in its sixth year, the Material Art Fair will be once again holding court at the Frontón México after a hugely successful 2018 edition in the same location. 73 exhibitors from 37 cities in 22 countries will be representing next generation, emerging and established commercial galleries, as well as not-for-profit and artist-led exhibition spaces. As artists, galleries, buyers and celebrities alike descend on CDMX, there are parallel events, gallery openings, talks, conversations and performances all against the stunning backdrop of Chilangolandia, the City of Palaces.
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Still digesting the New York Arts Week. Fair Fatigue is a real thing! Below is a selection of a few favorite works: