Artist Mel Chin is preparing an augmented reality project for Times Square, which will illustrate the potential impacts of climate change on one of the city’s most recognizable areas. “We’re working on a mass phenomenon, extending from 45th to 47th streets in the air, that can convey the gravity of what we have before us,” he said.
Read More »
Collector’s Birthdate: b. 1970
Lopez, sole heir to fortune of Mexico’s Jumex, the fruit juice company whose recent ten-year expenses totaled a reported $80 billion, is Mexico’s largest contemporary art collector.
His collection of more than 1,200 works, includes those by Olafur Elíasson, Francis Alys, Doug Aitken and Maurizio Cattelan.
Key works include Vik Muniz’s multi-sectioned C-print “Mass,” and Santiago Sierra’s social documentation “8-foot Line Tattooed on Six Remunerated People”. ( Include link to article “Elíasson and Thorsen give Serpentine Gallery new spin” )