ArtLima International Art Fair 2016

Lima Art

Peru has a world-renowned heritage of art and culture and also a growing contemporary art scene, so the credentials for a successful international art fair are firmly in place. Last week (21 – 24 April) Lima once again welcomed the best of the art world to the city, attracting an…

Ceramicist Carlos Runcie Tanaka in Galería Enlace

The moment I stepped into the Carlos Runcie Tanaka Space in the contemporary art Gallery Galería Enlace in Lima , the variety of ceramics was striking. The sculptures ranged in size from tiny circular objects to towering vertical installations, all colored with an expansive palette of natural hues and the occasional…

Lima Sculptor Patricia Olguín Exhibits in New York City

Back in 2013 we published an article on an exhibition of works by Lima sculptor Patricia Olguín at La Galeria in Barranco after Lauren, who previously worked with Aracari, interviewed the artist. Now Patricia is has works featured at the Agora Gallery in New York City, and Lauren accompanied by…

Artist Margarita Checa Publishes First Anthology

Peruvian sculptor Margarita Checa, born in Lima, has a reputation in the art world for being one of the most important contemporary sculptors in South America, known for carving life-size and larger human figures with incredibly emotive features in wood and bronze. Peruvian Sculptor Margarita Checa Though she began her…

Grimanesa Neuhaus Ceramics Collection

Artist Grimanesa Neuhaus inaugurated her ceramics collection, “Tiempo de Amanacaes” at the art gallery and handicraft shop, Dédalo Arte and Artesania in the neighborhood of Barranco on Thursday evening. We stopped by the event and found people milling about the gallery, discussing the works and the flower of Lima that few…

PARC Art Fair in Lima’s Museum of Contemporary Art

Wednesday evening  throngs of smartly dressed people converged upon the Museum of Contemporary Art (M.A.C.) in the Barranco district for the inauguration of the second annual PArC—Peru Contemporary Art Fair directed by Gastón Deleau. PArC Art Fair 2014 This year 42 galleries from 13 countries are showcasing works in the…