Homage to Latin America
Region: South America
Subject: Political/Economic/Social Opinion
Medium: Mixed Media, Installation
Artist: Sociedad Argentina de Artistas Plasticos
Confronting Bodies: Argentine police
Dates of Action: November 29, 1967
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).
The 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