Fighting for Visibility: Lithuanian Artists in Argentina
Acta Academia Artium Vilnensis
Keywords:migration, Argentinian art, Art Deco, Nativism, Lithuanian artists
The paper analyses the role of the Lithuanian diaspora and its artists in the art field of Argentina in the 30’s and 40’s, and overviews their input into the development of the nativist discourse. The paper employs social art history to show the impact the transatlantic migration had on the social mobility of migrant artists and their careers in South America and Lithuania.