Installation of This Must Be the Place: Latin American Artists in New York, 1965 – 1975 at Americas Society. (Image: Arturo Sánchez)

Installation of This Must Be the Place: Latin American Artists in New York, 1965 – 1975 at Americas Society. (Image: Arturo Sánchez)

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Latin American Artists in New York – Americas Society's Exhibition

Arte Al Día highlights Americas Society's upcoming This Must Be the Place: Latin American Artists in New York, 1965–1975.

This Must Be the Place: Latin American Artists in New York, 1965–1975 is a group exhibition that explores the artworks, performances, and experimental practices of this generation of artists, as well as their involvement in the local art scene. Diversifying the city’s artistic life, these artists helped shape New York into the global art center it is today. The artworks presented in this exhibition are central to understanding the social and political landscape in the Americas and the tensions and bridges between north and south, exploring issues of migration, identity, politics, exile, and nostalgia.

To display the breadth of the artistic production in the period, the show will be presented in two rotating installations with the same list of artists but different works: the first display will go from September 22, 2021 through December 18, 2021 and the second from January 19 through May 14, 2022…

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