Contemporary Peruvian Art: Ishmael Randall-Weeks

Authentic art in Peru Walking into the bright spacious studio of Ishmael Randall-Weeks, you instantly get the impression of an artist busy at work and creative juices flowing. The space is full of projects in progress – sculptures, building materials, drawings, photos and the sound of a power tool in the…

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…

The Opening of the MALI Permanent Collection

This Wednesday afternoon, there was no lack of diversity amongst the crowds at Lima’s illustrious Museo de Arte de Lima (MALI, for short), one of the top museums in Lima. Roving students on school trips scampered past groups of nuns in habits, as tourists in sneakers and jeans mingled with…

A new exhibition in Barcelona, inaugurated on March 4th, “Oro, mitos y ritos. Arte mochica del antiguo Perú” (Gold, myths and Rituals. Moche Art of Ancient Peru) will focus on the art of the Moche civilisation which prevailed over the northern coast of Peru between 100 and 800 AD. Moche…

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…