Today, Paddle8 is launching an online preview for this year’s Zona Maco, one of the most important contemporary art fairs in Latin America, which is hosted by the Centro de Exposiciones Banamex in Mexico City. This year’s fair features over 90 galleries from around the world including Paddle8 partners: Alfredo Ginocchio, Fifi, Fifty24MX, GAM, OMR, Patricia Conde, Proyectos Monclova, talCual, Toca, and Yautepec Gallery.
Alfredo Ginocchio, based in Mexico City, represents such artists as Santiago Carbonell, Roberto Cortázar, Bruno Widmann, and Roger Mantegani. With over 20 years of experience, Ginocchio is one of the most prominent gallerists in Mexico with an exceptional eye for new and established talent. This month, he presents the work of Hugo Lugo opening on April 12th.
OMR’s Rafael Lozano-Hemmer remains one of the Latin world’s art stars. As an electronic artist, Lozano-Hemmer strives to create large-scale installational works for public spaces and events including the Millenium Celebrations (Mexico City, 1999) and the United Nations’ World Summit of Cities (Lyon, 2003). His work has been exhibited throughout he world, from Havana to Sydeny, and Shanghai to New York.
Proyectos Monclova, run by José García, represents an international roster including Edgardo Aragón, Nina Beier, François Bucher, Mario Garcia Torres, Christian Jankowski, Nina Beier & Marie Lund, and Eduardo Sarabia – Tercerunquinto. Most recently, Proyectos Monclova has exhibited the work of Sharon Hayes and Aleksandra Domanovic in association with Tanya Leighton Gallery, Berlin.
Since opening its doors in 2005, Toca Galería has been at the forefront of the burgeoning Mexican contemporary arts scene, representing roster of both established and emerging artists while acting as an agent for both private and corporate collections.
Get a first look at some of the exciting work available at Zona Maco starting next Monday, April 16th on the Paddle8 preview, with the fair opening to the public next Wednesday!