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Mexico City

Museo Tamayo

Nairy Baghramian

Hand Me Down

NAIRY BAGHRAMIAN, Chin Up, 2015, Leather, epoxy resin, chrome steel and silicone, dimensions variable. 

Courtesy the artist, Kurimanzutto, Mexico City, and Marian Goodman Gallery, New York/London.

Even empty of artworks, Museo Tamayo is a dynamic structure of irregular polygonal spaces—some with high ceilings and others more intimate—and a light-filled atrium, where its pebbled-concrete forms are elevated from the brutalist to something more akin to the pre-Hispanic. While prominent architecture, whether spectacularly good or bad, can be a formidable adversary for an…

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