Museo Jumex, the long-anticipated home of the Jumex Collection, opened its doors yesterday with a major opening event that drew art world celebrities, collectors and curators from around the world to the Mexico City suburb of Polanco. Established by food and juice magnate Eugenio López, the Jumex Collection is considered the largest private contemporary arts collection in Latin America, and features works by Tacita Dean, Sarah Lucas, Donald Judd, Olafur Eliasson, Gabriel Orozco, Damien Hirst, Robert Gober, Andy Warhol and Bruce Nauman to name a few.
Accordingly, the opening event for the museum was an prominent affair, with notable art world names like Jeffrey Deitch, Bettina Korek, Stavros Niarchos, Gabriel Orozco, and many more attending the opening event, as well as the vibrant after party.
The museum’s initial exhibitions are a wealth of both North American and Latin American centered art, including a broad survey of its collection, as well as exhibitions devoted to the work of Damian Ortega, James Lee Byars, and Fernando Gamboa.
The Museo Jumex is open Tuesday through Sunday.
Museo Jumex [Museum Site]