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Terremoto Magazine on Feliciano Centurión: Abrigo

Feliciano Centurión exhibition


May 17, 2020

Feliciano Centurión (1962-1996) was a key artist of the 1990s artistic scene in Buenos Aires and a pioneer in the development of queer aesthetics. Born in Paraguay, the exuberant tropical landscape and flora and fauna of his childhood informed his work, as did his early exposure to the traditionally female craft traditions of embroidery, crochet, and lacework. A gay man living as an immigrant in Buenos Aires, Centurión was marginalized, but he also found a vibrant community of artists who understood and supported his work...

The final room deals with his diagnosis of HIV and his looming death, which he documented through declarations of affection, love, and hope...

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