A Mexican Palace.


We visited this gem whilst in Mexico City. The Palacio de Bellas Artes is a cultural centre for the country and a meeting point in the city. Completed in 1934, the Art Deco interior is incredible and one of my favourite styles of design for its glamour; gold and marble, geometric pattern and bold colour.

As you walk around Mexico City, you start to wonder if you are drunk. Huge old buildings are lopsided, windows and doors  are crooked…it wasn’t the drinks you had the night before, the city is actually sinking! Built on top of wet marshy land, the big old heavy buildings are slowly getting sucked into the ground. In the Palace the theatre has sunk 4metres since the day it was built.



This GIANT spider has been creeping around the world,  temporarily living outside the palace was “Maman” by Louise Bourgeois. When you stand underneath her belly you can see that she has 17 grey and white marble eggs in her sac.