Thursday, February 26, 2009

Contemporary Mexican Architecture

Open February 27th – April 10th, 2009

Open House: Saturday, February 28th, 2009
10:00am - 4:00pm
Conference by curator Miquel Adría @ 11:00am

Imagined Constructions.
Contemporary Mexican Artists

Curated by Marisol Argüelles

Contemporary Mexican Architecture
presents selected projects by nine prominent architects representing different generations and trends, who have in common the originality and quality of their extraordinary contributions to architectural design. Projects by Teodoro González de León, Ricardo Legorreta, Enrique Norten, Alberto Kalach, Mauricio Rocha, Bernardo Gómez-Pimienta, Fernando Romero, Javier Sánchez and Michel Rojkind.

Miquel Adriá, curator, Catalan architect established in Mexico.

Imagined Constructions presents the work of five contemporary Mexican artists: Dante Busquets, Alex Dorfsman, Sebastián Romo, Laureana Toledo and Héctor Zamora. Each of these artists explores the different narrative possibilities of real and fictional spaces, establishing an interesting dialogue with architecture and geography.

Mexican Cultural Institute
2829 16th Street, NW | Washington, D.C.
Free entrance | Street parking available.

Gallery Hours: Monday — Friday 10:00am - 6:00pm | Saturday: 10:00am - 4:00pm

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