Carrillo Gil Art Museum (MACG)

Museo de Arte Carrillo Gil (MACG)

This is a window into many ways of seeing contemporary art.

You could say that the life of this cultural center began in the moment when the doctor from Yucatán, Alvar Carrillo Gil, bought the first piece of his collection: La Chole, a drawing by José Clemente Orozco.

Throughout their lives, Carmen and Alvar created, as a couple, a vast collection that exceeded 1,400 pieces; including Japanese stamps from the 17th and 18th centuries and work by Siquieros, Rivera, Gunther Gerzso, Wolfgang Paalen and Doctor Carrillo Gil himself. Other pieces have been donated to the museum and therefore added to the collection.

The MACG, as it is also known, is distinguished by its research and experimentation lab for young artists. More than forty years since its birth, the museum has opened its doors to diverse media: paintings, lithography, silk-screen printing, engraving, collage, drawing, photography, object art, installation, sculpture and video.

Make sure not to miss seeing Prometeo by José Clemente Orozco, Retrato de un poeta by Diego Rivera, Tres calabazas by David Alfaro Siqueiros, Eleusis by Gunther Gerzso and Migración de Yucatán by Wolfgang Paalen. Workshops, conferences and presentations are also held here.




Arte Carrillo Gil Museum, Avenida Revolución, San Ángel, Mexico City, CDMX, Mexico

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