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6 must-see works in SDMA's 'Modern Masters' exhibit

6 must-see works in SDMA's 'Modern Masters' exhibit

Ask Roxana Velásquez about the San Diego Museum of Art’s “Modern Masters From Latin America: The Pérez Simón Collection” exhibition, and she has one word to describe it: remarkable.

Indeed, the private collection, on display publicly for the first time, is quite a coup for the Balboa Park museum.

“We are honored to bring this private collection of Latin American works from Mexico for the very first time, and to share it with the San Diego community and its visitors,” said Velásquez, executive director of the museum and curator for the exhibition.

The exhibition — which opened two weeks ago and will be on view through March 11 — “is a...