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National Gallery photo exhibition spotlights Peru's history

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Jakarta  /  Fri, November 24, 2017  /  11:19 am
National Gallery photo exhibition spotlights Peru's history

The Memories of Peru exhibition showcases a total of 74 photographs. (Galeri Nasional Indonesia's Instagram/File)

The National Gallery of Indonesia in Central Jakarta is hosting a photo exhibition highlighting the changes of Peru's history from 1890 to 1950.

Antara news agency reported that the exhibition, titled Memories of Peru, was officially opened on Wednesday by Peruvian Ambassador to Indonesia Julio Cardenas. It is slated to run through Dec. 14.

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Featuring a total of 74 works by renowned photographers, such as Max T. Vargas, Martin Chambi, Carlos and Miguel Vargas, Juan Manuel Figueroa Aznar, Sebastian Rodríguez, Baldomero Alejos and Walter O. Runcie, the event gives visitors a glimpse of the South American country’s development through the lens of a camera.

The Memories of Peru exhibition is held in collaboration between the Foreign Affairs Ministry and its Peruvian counterpart, as well as the Centro Cultural Inca Garcilaso and the National Gallery of Indonesia. (jes/asw)

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