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Eugenio López Alonso

Founder
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Jumex
Mexico

Biography

Eugenio López Alonso is owner of Colección Jumex, a private contemporary art collection. Over the past twenty years, he has circulated information about contemporary art practice and on fostering its development. In 2001 he created Fundación Jumex Arte Contemporáneo, of which he is president. This not-for-profit institution receives support from Grupo Jumex, a company founded by his father, Eugenio López Rodea.[1] López has supported different museums in Mexico in their programming of educational activities, publications related to the visual arts. López is currently a member of the board of trustees of Museo Rufino Tamayo Arte Contemporáneo, the Museo de Arte Moderno and the Patronato de Arte Contemporáneo (PAC). In the US, López is on the board of trustees of the New Museum of Contemporary Art in New York and of the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles (MOCA). It is due to his interest in contemporary Latin American art that the MOCA established the Jumex Fund. He has also supported the making of exhibitions and publications at the Metropolitan Museum of Art and Museum of Modern Art in New York; The Moore Space, Miami; Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) and the Hammer Museum in Los Angeles. Colección Jumex includes works by Mexican and international artists like Andy Warhol, Alexander Calder, Dan Flavin, Louise Bourgeois, Cy Twombly and Gabriel Orozco, among many others.

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