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Friendship and Cosmopolitanism in Argentine Art and Literature

Americas Society

April 18, 2013


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Free for members; $10 for non-members.

In conjunction with Xul Solar and Jorge Luis Borges: The Art of Friendship, contributors to the exhibition’s catalogue will examine the creation of a cosmopolitan movement in the midst of the cultural effervescence occurring within Buenos Aires in the 1920s. The panel will touch upon the development of a distinct local identity informed by the European avant-garde, which was epitomized by the friendship between artist Xul Solar and writer Jorge Luis Borges.


  • Patricia Artundo (Museo Xul Solar)
  • Sergio Baur (Independent Scholar)
  • Maria Kodama (Fundación Internacional Jorge Luis Borges)
  • Moderator: Gabriela Rangel (Chief Curator and Director of Visual Arts at Americas Society)

Image: Xul Solar. Pan Arbol, 1954. Courtesy of Museo Xul Solar. 

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