Álvaro Barrios in conversation with Aimé Iglesias Lukin, Director and Chief Curator of Visual Arts.
Join us live on Instagram from your cell phone, or watch here and on YouTube live or after, for a series of remote visits to artists' studios to bring Americas Society's Visual Arts public programs to your home. Every Wednesday this month, contemporary artists will dialogue with our Visual Arts department about their work and practice.
About the artist:
Álvaro Barrios (b. 1945, Barranquilla, Colombia) is a conceptual artist engaging in themes including pop culture and art history. He currently lives and works in Barranquilla, Colombia. In 1966 he went to Italy to study at the Universitá di Perugia and in la Fondazione Giorgio Cini di Venezia. His work has been exhibited and collected internationally at institutions including the Museum of Modern Art, New York; Brooklyn Museum of Art, New York; Centro Wifredo Lam, Havana; and the Art Museum of the Americas, Washington, DC.
More digital content from Visual Arts at Americas Society:
- Read the exhibition catalogue for Feliciano Centurión: Abrigo.
- Watch the documentary Feliciano Centurión: Abrazo Íntimo al Natural, directed by Mon Ross (2016).
- Watch videos of recent events:
Image caption: Álvaro Barrios. Courtesy of the artist.