On August 15th Aracari was invited to attend the inauguration of an exhibition of popular art at the Peruvian-North American Cultural Institute (ICPNA) curated by Aracari’s history and art specialist in Lima, John Alfredo Davis Benavides. The exhibit is free to the public and will be on display from now…

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…

Lima Art tour with Sculptor Patricia Olguin Long have women struggled to discover and understand their relationships with their faith, distinguishing their roles, their responsibilities, and their rights as members of their respective religious communities. Peruvian artist, Patricia Olguín, has experienced this very search for identity, and in her most…