February 1–10, 2014
Attend Zona Maco Art Fair, Latin America's top contemporary art show, and gain privileged access to Mexico City's cultural treasures. Explore important collections throughout the city and marvel at murals by Rivera, Siqueiros, and Orozco. Visit the main campus of UNAM, the country's most prestigious university and a UNESCO World Heritage site, and see the pyramids of Teotihuacan with an archaeologist. Conclude in Oaxaca to see the Contemporary Art Museum, which houses the works of Oaxacan artists such as Rufino Tamayo and Rodolfo Morales, as well as the local modern and contemporary art galleries Quetzalli, Arte de Oaxaca, and Noel Cayetano.
Traveling with You: Ian Alteveer, associate curator in the Department of Modern and Contemporary Art. Listen to Ian contemplate the good and bad associations of smoke in his Connections episode, "Smoke," and explore his 82nd & Fifth episode, "Below the Surface," about Jasper Johns's White Flag.
Land Rate: $7,995
Download the brochure (PDF).
Above: Palacio de Bellas Artes, Mexico City, Mexico