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Miguel Antonio Horn. Photographed by Samantha Laub for AL DÍA News. 

Miguel Antonio Horn, artista local de raíces colombianas y venezolanas, estará instalando una escultura innovadora y contemporánea interpuesta en la rampa tipo puente de la 12th y Cuthbert Street, a nivel del Reading Terminal Market y el Centro de Convenciones de Pennsylvania. Horn será uno de los pocos artistas latinos en tener una pieza de arte público emplazada permanentemente en Filadelfia, epicentro artístico que compite con ciudades como París y Nueva York.

 

ContraFuerte: Concibiendo una Escultura Urbana

 11/27/2017 - 14:39
Miguel Antonio Horn. Photographed by Samantha Laub for AL DÍA News. 

Miguel Antonio Horn, artista local de raíces colombianas y venezolanas, estará instalando una escultura innovadora y contemporánea interpuesta en la rampa tipo puente de la 12th y Cuthbert Street, a nivel del Reading Terminal Market y el Centro de Convenciones de Pennsylvania. Horn será uno de los pocos artistas latinos en tener una pieza de arte público emplazada permanentemente en Filadelfia, epicentro artístico que compite con ciudades como París y Nueva York.

 

ContraFuerte: Conceiving an Urban Sculpture

 11/27/2017 - 09:00
Miguel Antonio Horn. Photographed by Samantha Laub for AL DÍA News. 

Miguel Antonio Horn, local artist with Colombian and Venezuelan roots, will be installing an innovative and contemporary sculpture interposed in the bridge-like ramp on 12th and Cuthbert Street, down by Reading Terminal Market and the Pennsylvania Convention Center. Horn will be one of the few Latino artists to have a piece of public art permanently located in Philadelphia, an artistic hub that rivals the likes of Paris and New York.

 

In Search of the Maya World: From Central America to Philadelphia

 06/27/2017 - 14:26
Gallery of archaeological pieces of Mayan culture exhibited at the Museum of Archeology and Anthropology of the University of Pennsylvania. Photo: Supplied UPEnn

One of the most intriguing mysteries of Latin American culture is what happened to the Maya civilization. How come after over 3,000 years of history, from about 2, 500 BC to 950 AD, most of the glorious Maya centers in Mesoamerica were abandoned? Before the arrival of the Europeans in the 1500’s magnificent cities like Tikal in Guatemala and Copán in Honduras had all but disappeared; left uninhabited, they were covered by thick jungle growth, hidden throughout the mountains and the lowlands. 

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