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The building is very striking. Even though the photo due to the strong light and funny perspective isn't any good I think you still see that it is something special
Mexico 2018 part VI - From Frida Kahlo to aspiring Banksies

January 6th 2019
Art, statues, street art and something totally unexpected When we started this blog the main purpose was to get a platform to publish photos. In Mexico I took a lot of pictures of interesting street art. In the previous blogs I could at the most fit in one or two of these photos or else the blogs would have grown too large. I therefore decided to make a separate blog to publish th ... read more
North America » Mexico » Distrito Federal » Mexico City

Mexican Flag The site of advanced Amerindian civilizations, Mexico came under Spanish rule for three centuries before achieving independence early in the 19th century. A devaluation of the peso in late 1994 threw Mexico into economic turmoil, triggering the worst... ... read more
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8th May 2019

Museo Soumaya
There is something about way out architecture that makes one say, "WOW". Then there is the thought of how they got it through the development approval stage then the money to build it. But "wow" requires risk and foresight...so I say, "Good on them!"
8th May 2019

And it worked!
It surely worked in this case. If the building had been more traditional we would not have understood that one of the best art galleries in Mexico was housed in it. /Ake

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