Spotlight on Zona Maco 2013

Zona Maco, one of the most important Contemporary Art fairs in Latin America, opens April 10, 2013. “Zona” means zone and Maco is an acronym for México Arte Contemporáneo (Mexican Contemporary Art). This year marks the 10th anniversary of the fair, which is hosted by the Centro de Exposiciones Banamex in Mexico City.

Zona Maco 2013 will feature over 100 galleries from around the world, and include works by over 1,000 artists, such as Wifredo Lam (Cuban, 1902–1982), Alejandro Campíns (Cuban, b.1981), Roberto Matta (Chilean, 1911–2002), and Armando Morales (Nicaraguan, 1927–2011). The fair is considered to be the window to the most important Contemporary Art in Latin America. It has been growing steadily over the past 10 years, and maintains the presence of exhibitors, collectors, and gallery owners from around the world.

Secadero by Alejandro Campíns

Alejandro Campíns, Secadero, 2013, Servando Galeria de Arte, Habana, Cuba

Zona Maco started as a very small art fair that mainly focused on galleries from Mexico, particularly those in Mexico City. During the past 10 years, it has evolved into an international art fair that is well-known worldwide.

Untitled by Roberto Matta

Roberto Matta, Untitled, 1953, AAMD Fine Art, Miami Beach, FL

From April 10 to 14, paintings, sculptures, installations, Video Art, and photographs can be viewed in over 10,000 square meters of exhibition space. Zona Maco is divided into six different sections, each showcasing different art genres. This year, the sections are as follows: Main Section, New Proposals, Zona Maco South, Modern Art, Design, Publications, and Collector’s Program.

Fruits by Armando Morales

Armando Morales, Fruits, 1983, AAMD Fine Art, Miami Beach, FL

The Latin–American Art market has been doing very well the past year, and so we expect Zona Maco to be very successful. The galleries exhibiting at the fair represent some of the most well-known Latin-American artists in the world.

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