Feb 05, 2011–May 15, 2011
MCASD La Jolla, CA700 Prospect Street
La Jolla, CA 92037-4291
On view February 5 – May 15, 2011 at MCASD
On view February 20 – May 15, 2011 at the Museum of Latin American Art (MOLAA), Long Beach
Mexico: Expected/Unexpected presents over 100 artworks selected from the Isabel and Agustín Coppel Collection, which is one of Mexico’s most comprehensive contemporary art collections. From the poetic to the political, Mexico: Expected/Unexpected showcases the key figures of the Mexican contemporary art scene, including Francis Alÿs, Carlos Amorales, Iñaki Bonillas, Abraham Cruzvillegas, Jorge Méndez Blake, Gabriel Orozco, Damián Ortega, Pedro Reyes, and Melanie Smith. The exhibition contextualizes these artists in relation to noted historical international practitioners, such as Lygia Clark, William Eggleston, Gordon Matta Clark, Ana Mendieta, and Helio Oiticica.
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