Exhibition in Long Beach Showcases Key Figures of the Mexican Contemporary Art Scene


LONG BEACH, CA.- The Museum of Latin American Art (MOLAA) and the Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego (MCASD) jointly present Mexico: Expected/Unexpected, an exhibition that introduces more than 100 artworks selected from the Isabel and Agustin Coppel Collection, one of Mexico’s most comprehensive contemporary art collections. The exhibition is being shown concurrently in both Southern California locations, MOLAA and MCASD. Mexico: Expected/Unexpected destabilizes categories typically associated with Mexico and with Mexican art. The exhibition features artworks that overcome the concept of “Mexican-ness” as a fixed category. The Coppel collection surprises in unexpected ways, defying the cliché. Likewise, Mexico: Expected/Unexpected proposes that Mexican contemporary art, like the global culture to which it responds, is unstable, rich, complex