Visitors to the Museo Larco in Peru learned how to perform self-tests for prostate and testicular cancer by touching the genitals of replicas of pre-Columbian huacos.
“Chinese migrants arriving in the 19th century didn’t speak Spanish — had no knowledge of the language — and found themselves in an adverse environment,” curator Marco Loo tells Hyperallergic.
LIMA, Peru — In early July, Lima’s first independent book fair took place in the municipal square of Barranco, a neighborhood brimming with young artists on pastel-colored bikes and covered in street art that mixes aerosol graffiti with Peruvian patterns and iconography.
LIMA, Peru — Geometric abstraction is one of those art movements that, depending on the viewer, either resonates deeply or bores one to tears.
In the past month, Lima has been shaken by the reminder that street art — even when officially approved — is inherently political.