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Video: Launch of the Book Feliciano Centurión

Friday, October 2, 2020

Speakers:

  • Gabriel Pérez Barreiro, Curator of Feliciano Centurión: Abrigo
  • Pablo León de la Barra, Curator at Large, Latin America, Guggenheim Museum
  • Karen Marta, Co-editor, Feliciano Centurión
  • Aimé Iglesias Lukin, Director and Chief Curator of Visual Arts at Americas Society

On September 30, 2020, Americas Society Visual Arts celebrated the virtual book launch of Feliciano Centurión, the first monograph ever published in any language on the life and work of Paraguayan artist Feliciano Centurión.

Gabriel Pérez Barreiro, curator of Feliciano Centurión: Abrigonow currently on view again in New York City at Americas Society until November 20—presented the artist and explained his work showing three different phases of the artist's career in the exhibition. Karen Marta, co-editor of the monograph, discussed her editorial and design process for the book. Pablo León de la Barra joined the conversation, contextualizing the value of Centurión's practice among that of artists from Latin America and the United States. The conversation was moderated by Americas Society's Aimé Iglesias Lukin, and it was possible thanks to the support of the Institute For Studies on Latin American Art.