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Art For Mexico opens tomorrow on Paddle8
Eduardo Terrazas, 1.1.288, from the series "Possibilities of a Structure", subseries "Cosmos", 2017, Wool yarn on wooden board covered with Campeche wax, 27.56 x 27.56 x 2.76 in. Courtesy of the artist and PROYECTOSMONCLOVA.

NEW YORK, NY.- A consortium of artists, contemporary art galleries and private donors, along with Fundación Origen is pleased to announce Art for Mexico: El Arte de Ayudar a México, the first benefit auction to support the recovery effort from the series of earthquakes that devastated Mexico in September. More than 130 works of art from leading contemporary Mexican and international artists such as Gabriel Orozco, Josephine Meckseper and Pedro Reyes, will be live to bidders worldwide via online auction house Paddle8, with proceeds benefitting Fundación Origen.

“We are thrilled to see the Mexican artistic community coalesce in this moment of need,” states Mariana Baños Reynaud, director of Fundación Origen. “Art for Mexico, presents exceptional contemporary artworks while providing critical support to the five states devastated by the earthquakes from collectors and patrons worldwide.”

All works in the auction are featured on through December 15. A selection of works will be presented in a live auction on November 30, 2017 at the Museo Jumex with support from Sotheby’s.

Selected featured artists include: Eduardo Abaroa, Carlos Aguirre, Jorge Méndez Blake, James hd Brown, Michael Conrads, Jose Dávila, Gabriel de la Mora, Juan José Gurrola, Javier Hinojosa, Karl Holmqvist, Fritzia Irizar, Dr. Lakra, Francisco Larios, Josephine Meckseper, Théo Mercier, Erick Meyenberg, Moris, Edgar Orlaineta, Gabriel Orozco, Mauro Piva, Pedro Reyes, Bosco Sodi, Martín Soto Climent, Eduardo Terrazas, Troika and Beatriz Zamora.

For complete list of participating galleries, artists, and find out about telephone bidding at the live auction, visit

El Arte de Ayudar a Mexico is made possible through the generous support of the following: Aguafuerte, Anonymous Gallery, Arrendondo / Arozarena, Arróniz Arte Contemporáneo, Galería de Arte Mexicano (GAM), Breve, Celaya Brothers Gallery, El Cuarto de las Máquinas, Curro, Enrique Guerrero, Hilario Galguera, House of Gaga, JLS Gallery, Jose Garcia,mx, Karen Huber, Kurimanzutto, Labor, Lelaboratoire, Licenciado, López Quiroga, Lulu DF, Machete Galería de Arte Contemporáneo, MAIA Contemporary, Marso, Galería Mascota, Nina Menocal, OMR, Oscar Román, Patricia Conde, Páramo, Progreso, Proyecto Paralelo, Proyectos Monclova, and White Cremnitz.

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