Name: "Homage to Latin America" - Exhibition

Date:  1951 - 1975

Location:  South America

SubjectPolitical/Economic/Social Opinion

MediumSculpture , Painting

Artist: Sociedad Argentina de Artistas Plasticos

Confronting Bodies: Argentine police

Date of Action: November 29, 1967

Specific Location: Argentina

Description of Artwork: At the gallery of the Sociedad Argentina de Artistas Plasticos (Argentine Artists' Society) a group exhibition was installed as an homage to Che Guevara, under the title "Homenaje a Latinoamerica" (Homage to Latin America).

Description of Incident: On November 27, 1967, the police raided the exhibition keeping the attending public locked in the gallery for two hours.

Results of Incident: The exhibition was closed down.

Source: Leon Ferrari

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