ART & DESIGN

Photos: Museo Jumex: Art Nuevo


The jagged roof line of the new Museo Jumex references local factory architecture and also diffuses light.
Photographer: Adrian Gaut

Eugenio Lopez has a wild reputation, a vast family fortune, and, now, a museum to call his own. W meets the scion behind Museo Jumex, Mexico City’s newest shrine to contemporary art.

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Photographer: Adrian Gaut

Eugenio Lopez at the Jumex in August, when packaging from his family’s juice business protected the unfinished floors.

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The jagged roof line of the new Museo Jumex references local factory architecture and also diffuses light.

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Photographer: Adrian Gaut

Joseph Kosuth’s No Number #001, 1989, fills the stairway leading to the roof.

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Donald Judd’s Untitled, 1986–88, in front of Albert Oehlen’s Untitled, 2011, in the dining room.

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Spider IV, 1996, by Louise Bourgeois, and Gonzalo Lebrija’s Entra la Vida y la Muerte, 2008, in the small foyer of Lopez’s Mexico City apartment.

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Gabriel Kuri’s Carretilla IV, 1999, in the living room, with a view of Chapultepec Park.

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Andreas Gursky’s Tote Hosen, 2000, and Jannis Kounellis’s Reliefs, 1989, in the large foyer.

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Jeff Koons’s Three Ball Total Equilibrium Tank, 1986 (which isn’t in equilibrium, thanks to a seismic tremor), in the living room.