Homage to Latin America

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Date: 1967

Region: South America

Subject: Political/Economic/Social Opinion

Medium: Mixed Media, Installation


Artist: Sociedad Argentina de Artistas Plasticos

Confronting Bodies: Argentine police

Dates of Action: November 29, 1967

Location: Argentina

Description of Artwork: At the gallery of the Sociedad Argentina de Artistas Plasticos (Argentine Artists' Society) a group exhibition was installed as an homage to Che Guevara, under the title "Homenaje a Latinoamerica" (Homage to Latin America).

The Incident: On November 27, 1967, the police raided the exhibition keeping the attending public locked in the gallery for two hours.

Results of Incident: The exhibition was closed down.

Source: Leon Ferrari