As a colonial Andean specialist, I was not surprised to find an announcement in my inbox in early 2019 announcing the Thoma Congreso de Arte Virreinal to be held in Lima, Peru. From July 18 through 20 of that year, Katherine Moore McAllen and Verónica Muñoz-Nájar oversaw an impressive lineup of international scholars whose presentations addressed the theme “El futuro del arte del pasado.”1 Luisa Elena Alcalá, Hiroshige Okada, and Thomas B. F. Cummins gave keynote addresses over the course of the three-day conference. Impressed by the scope and quality, I reached out to Katherine and Verónica to inquire about their project. After several conversations, we concluded that Latin American and Latinx Visual Culture was positioned to facilitate a publication that would build on the initial work of the Thoma Congreso de Arte Virreinal.

As its title...

You do not currently have access to this content.