The most important new art museum in North America is not in the U.S., but in Mexico.
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Opening to huge acclaim in Mexico and nary any in ours, the Museum of the International Baroque in Puebla is unique — there is simply nothing like it in any other city or country.
Conceived by a distinguished Mexican diplomat and educator, Jorge Alberto Lozoya, it was taken on by the then-new governor of the state of Puebla, Rafael Moreno Valle Rosas, as a way both to bring tourists to its capital city and to instill pride in the locals. For Poblanos, as they call themselves, it had always been necessary to cross the great mountain range to visit museums in Mexico City. No longer.