Fundacion Proa Presents Exhibition of Artistic Production in the 1960s

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BUENOS AIRES.- Attraction. Scene. Energy. Internationalism. Destination. In the 1960s, artistic production looked to New York. As center of the development of visual arts during the second half of the 20th century, this American city attracted many artists whose interests were no longer in Europe – birthplace of the historic avant-gardes – but in the Big Apple, epicenter of experimentation and change, where they had gone to live. Until September 30, Fundación Proa present Imán: Nueva York, a historic exhibition curated by Rodrigo Alonso. Pieces, projects, documents, books and photographs reconstruct a period of exchanges, crucial for the visual consciousness of the time, a moment when many Argentinean artists traveled to New York and Buenos Aires entertained international curators and artists. Amongst the numerous artists on display are Marcelo Bonevardi, Eduardo Costa, Jaime Davidovich, Leandro Katz, David Lamelas, Marta Minujín, César Paternosto, Alejandro Puente a