Launch of the book “This Must Be the Place: An Oral History”

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Join us on Wednesday, May 11 at 6:00 p.m. for a book launch at Americas Society celebrating the release of This Must Be the Place: An Oral History of Latin American Artists in New York, 1965-1975the first book of its kind to present the stories of Latin American artists who emigrated to New York in the mid-sixties and who shaped the cultural production of that time.

This event will include a conversation with artists featured in the publication, including Liliana Porter, Sylvia Palacios Whitman and Nitza Tufino, moderated by Aimé Iglesias Lukin, Director and Chief Curator of Visual Arts at Americas Society. The conversation will be followed by a reception.

Please RSVP here.

The conversation portion of the event will be streamed live on the Americas Society YouTube page at 6:00 p.m. EDT. A link to view it will also be available on our event page.

Pre-order the book This Must Be the Place: An Oral History of Latin American Artists in New York, 1965-1975 by Artbook.

This Must Be the Place: An Oral History of Latin American Artists in New York, 1965-1975 is a co-publication between Americas Society and the Institute for Latin American Art Studies (ISLAA). Founded in 2011, ISLAA is committed to advancing scholarship and public engagement with Latin American art through its program of exhibitions, publications, conferences, and institutional partnerships. To learn more, visit islaa.org.

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