Mundo Fútbol: Art, Football, Pelé, and Collective Memory

The countdown to Russia 2018 is almost over, with less than two days to go, and according to a survey by GlobalWebIndex, Latin American digital consumers are the most likely to be watching the FIFA World Cup.

To mark the occasion, the Mundo Fútbol (“Football World”) exhibit at FoLa‘s museum of Latin American photography in the Arcos District of Palermo takes the viewer on a football journey though time and space using various artistic mediums; later this month, Parque de la Memoria revisits the controversial 1978 World Cup which Argentina both hosted and won 40 years ago.

Football and art may not seem to have an obvious connection, yet the subject of football has been universally addressed by contemporary artists for years. Andy…

Original published: 2018-06-12 18:19:35 Read the full Buenos Aires News here

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