Violeta Parra, First Latin American in the Louvre

In April 1964 the Museum of Decorative Arts in Paris hosted an extraordinary exhibition which went down in history as the first solo show of a Latin-American artist that the Louvre had ever witnessed. The artist was a woman, Chilean Violeta Parra, who wove legendary songs and tapestries. “Gracias a La Vida” Parra started her … Continue reading Violeta Parra, First Latin American in the Louvre