Mexico City Sights

Museo José Luis Cuevas

  • Academia 13 Map It
  • Centro

Published 01/11/2016

Fodor's Review

Installed in a refurbished former Santa Inés convent, this inviting museum displays international modern art as well as work by Mexico's enfant terrible, José Luis Cuevas, one of the country's best-known contemporary artists. The highlight is the sensational La Giganta (The Giantess), Cuevas's 8-ton bronze sculpture in the central patio. It represents male-female duality and pays homage to Charles Baudelaire's poem of the same name. Up-and-coming Latin American artists appear in temporary exhibitions throughout the year.

Sight Information

Address:

Academia 13, at Calle Moneda, Mexico City, Quintana Roo, 06060, Mexico

Map It

Phone:

55-5522–0156

Sight Details:

  • MX$20;free Sun.
  • Tues.–Sun. 10–6

Published 01/11/2016

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