During the first half of the twentieth century, Buenos Aires was an important arrival city for Europeans fleeing dictatorial regimes. Argentina’s colonial past, supplemented by massive waves of immigration, created a cosmopolitan nation. Among the thousands of exiles arriving each year, Ukrainian artists Boris Kriukow and Olga Gurski settled in Buenos Aires with their little … Continued
Author: Laura Karp Lugo
Mexico City, February 2020. The former prison known as Lecumberri, installed in 1900 by President Porfirio Diaz, now houses the National Archives of Mexico. The site, which ceased prison activity at the end of 1976, has been restored to preserve and perpetuate the memory of the nation’s past.
The Newspaper Library is a department of the National Library. In 1929, the National Library ceased to be part of the Ministry of Public Education and became part of the National Autonomous University of Mexico. It functions as a Legal Deposit, receiving two copies of books, newspapers, and magazines published by publishers from all the … Continued
Laura Karp Lugo gave a talk at the workshop “Art/Histories: Migrations, Transculturality; The Idea of Latin America”. This event was organized by Miriam Oesterreich and Paulina Bachmann as part of the activities of the Research Group “Art Production and Art Theory in the Age of Global Migration.” It was held at the Lateinamerika-Zentrum of the … Continued
The traditional and picturesque neighborhood of Coyoacán hosts Frida Kahlo’s Casa Azul (Blue House) and Leon Trotsky’s House Museum.
On 23-24 September 2019, Laura Karp Lugo was involved in the Conference entitled “Nationalismes dans l’art en Amérique latine (XIXe-XXIe siècles)” During these two days, Laura moderate a panel and the Roundtable. The event was held at the German Center for Art History (DFK Paris).
On the 3rd and 4th of July, METROMOD relocated to Paris for an international conference at the German Centre for Art History
International Conference of the ERC Research Project Relocating Modernism: Global Metropolises, Modern Art and Exile (METROMOD)
Laura Karp Lugo was invited to give a lecture in the Festival d’Histoire de l’Art organized by the French National Center of Art History and the Castel of Fontainebleau. Her talk was entitled “Représentations du peuple dans l’art en Amérique latine au XXe siècle”. Venue: Château de Fontainebleau Date: 7-9 June 2019 Édition 2019 : … Continued
Laura Karp Lugo gave a lecture at the conference “‘Auctorialité’ Repenser l’auteur dans les arts et l’histoire de l’art”. The event was organized by German Center of Art History on 3-4 June 2019. Laura’s talk entitled “Negotiating national identities as artists and migrants in Argentinean art in the first half of the twentieth century” was … Continued