Making the Pilgrimage to Culiacán

Sotheby's
Mar 26, 2013 3:20PM

By Maria Bonta de la Pezuela

This was my first visit to Culiacán, a city in the northwestern state of Sinaloa, Mexico. For some reason I had expected it to be a desert climate and was thrilled to feel the warm humid air on my face as we walked out of the airport.

Lulu Creel, Head of Sotheby’s Mexico, and I were taken on an evening tour of the Museo de Arte de Sinaloa by its dynamic director, Alberto Gonzalez Torres, who aims to transform the museum into a leading institution in Mexico, modeled after other world-class international museums.
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Maria de la Pezuela oversees Sotheby’s regional business in North and South America, including a network of ten representative offices.

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