Mexico City

The smoocher’s guide to repatriation: a Mexican artist is using his tongue to draw attention to looting of his country’s heritage

Following a string of auction sales of ancient artefacts from Mexico, artist Pepx Romero is taking measures into his own lips

Ceremonial starfish offerings unearthed at Aztec temple in Mexico City

The ‘precious relics’ discovered at Templo Mayor link Aztec cosmology to the sea

Music festivals, mezcal bars and moderate price points: Zona Maco spearheads lively marquee art week in Mexico City

The week’s calendar of events is chock-full of parties and openings, and features a new local mini-fair

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Future of one of Mexico’s most important collections uncertain as parent company put up for sale

La Colección Banamex, which numbers more than 6,000 works including pieces by Frida Kahlo and Clemente Orozco, belongs to a bank that Citigroup is offloading

Sofía Táboas takes the temperature of the Jumex collection

The artist guest curated a collection exhibition at Museo Jumex dealing with nature and man-made environments, and explores related themes in a concurrent show of her own works

Campeche, a new gallery in Mexico City, champions underrepresented artists in a country dominated by 'machismo'

"We are trying to build a programme that will be very female and queer oriented... that might be difficult for a Mexican audience, but it has to happen,” founder says

Mexico City galleries come together for homegrown Zonamaco Art Week

Despite postponing the traditional art fair, organisers found a way to hold shows and create a sense of occasion

At home with the Surrealists: Leonora Carrington's Mexico City house and studio to open to the public

University-led project prepares artist's home of 65 years and its 8,000 objects for guided tours starting later this year

Frida Kahlo’s Casa Azul vies for Guinness World Record with concert by 97-year-old drummer this weekend

Legendary musician Tino Contreras says he looks forward to setting up his drum kit among pre-Colombian sculptures in the patio garden for live-streamed event

Mexico City’s planned cultural complex in Chapultepec Park loses architect

While local activists have long resisted the $440m project, especially at a time when the country’s existing museums are in crisis, the city’s governor recently rejected a design for ambitious pedestrian bridge that did not meet technical criteria

Mexico City's galleries overcome growing pains as the city's art scene booms

As top-tier dealers and collectors continue to flock to Zona Maco, Material Art Fair nurtures a needed mid-level market

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New cultural centre opens at Tlatelolco Square, Mexico City

And third Mexican collector loans his art to university

Sunday in Chapultepec Park with Carsten Höller

The artist’s interactive exhibition at Mexico City’s Museo Tamayo encourages visitors to explore, take drugs and dream, but is it more than just another “art experience”?

Smaller sales platforms spotlight artists without gallery representation during Mexico City’s fair week

Spaces like Salón ACME and Cinco Pisos en el Quinto offer a more ‘empathetic model’ as the region’s art market grows

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Fair report: Local galleries fare well at Zona Maco, Mexico City

International collectors and curators were out in force for the eighth edition of the Latin American art fair

Mexico’s female focus

Fair devotes section to emerging women artists

Interview with Francis Alÿs: “Each situation calls for a new answer”

The artist on running inside tornadoes, failing to sabotage the art market and the appeal of Mexico City

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Leading collector plans contemporary art space in Mexico City

The museum will be drawn from the Jumex Foundation's 2,000 works

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Mexico’s two biggest collectors join forces to form new cultural compound in Mexico city

Eugenio Lopez Alonso’s Jumex Collection is to open a building near Carlos Slim Helú’s new Soumaya Museum