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In the Studio: Álvaro Barrios

Americas Society

June 3, 2020


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.

Visit the Americas Society Visual Arts YouTube Channel for recordings of In the Studio Series and other previous events.

Follow the conversation on Instagram: #IntheStudioAS | @americassociety.visualarts

More digital content from Visual Arts at Americas Society:

— Art at a Distance: Promoting Visual Arts during the Health Crisis

— Curator's Perspective – Jacopo Crivelli Visconti

— "I Am Reborn at Every Moment" – Contemporary Reflections on Feliciano Centurión and AIDS

— Ulises Carrión – Art, Mail, Books, and So…

— Book Launch: Alejandra Seeber – Picture This Featuring the Artist in Conversation with Guillermo Kuitca

Image caption: Álvaro Barrios. Courtesy of the artist.