What you'll do
We'll start with the Jumex Museum Plaza (outside) to see the Incredible Seated Dancer by Jeff Koons (the most expensive living artist) We'll use this sculpture to talk about the new museum tour theories, explore our personal reflections about art originals/copys and use it to link it with the masters of the past: Rodin and Michelangelo. (30 minutes) A visit to Soumaya Museum*, the selected areas are the impressive Sculpture Hall with Rodin [France] sculptures. The Ivory Collection to get a travel across time at the detail and craftsmanship of Buddhism and Hinduism. And finish at the great hall with masterworks by Rodin [France], Michelangelo [Italy], Siqueiros [Mexico] and Tamayo [Mexico]. (60 minutes) Will finish with a coffee break at ENO restaurant by Enrique Olvera and get an original print as a souvenir. (30 minutes) *Free entry. Optional after the tour you will have time to go to the incredible collection of Koons+Duchamp inside Jumex Museum.
Hi, I´m Carlos Becerril: Videoartist, Screenwriter, Designer, Lecturer, and Public Art Mediator. I´ve been working as a volunteer internship at several Museums researching and working for more than 15 expositions, several children workshops and more than 100 organized visits. I have 20 years of experience as Art Director, Participe at exhibitions with photographs, videoart and planetarium dome projections. Studied an MVA (Master in Visual Arts) and several art courses in MOMA, Wesleyan, CalArts, Berklee, Rochester, etc. My passion for art is as strong as my passion to share; to teach and learn
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Where you'll be
The New Polanco neighbourhood it´s an area with museums, malls, cinemas, exclusive restaurants a theater (Les Misérables playing now) and aquarium and the great museums: Soumaya by Carlos Slim one of the world´s largest private collections and the Jumex Museum the largest private Latin American contemporary art collection.
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Up to 10 guests ages 12 and up can attend.
You don't need any art experience or knowledge.
Koons+Rodin+Ivory Express Tour