CHAPTER VI  –  New York Years:  2000 to The Present

 "Reflections of Time and Place: Latin American Still Life in the XX Century," Katonah Museum of Art, Katonah, New York. The exhibition curated by Edward J. Sullivan travels to Museo del Barrio, New York. The two venues arranged each a talk Meet the Artist in conjunction with the exhibition. “First Encounter of Bolivarian Painting”, Art Gallery of the Consulate of Venezuela in New York. “Latin American Painters in New York City: Global Art in the Year 2000”, Long Year Museum of Anthropology, Colgate University, New York

With my father Onofrio Aquino and Ricardo Pau Llosa,
II Ibero-American Biennial of Lima, Lima, 2000

Meets Mr. Carlos Picón, Curator of Greco-Roman Art, at  the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York,  on the opening night of Claudio Bravo’s Paintings at Marlborough Gallery in New York.

 “La Generación del 68, Entre la Agonía y la Fiesta de la  Modernidad”, Galeria German Kruger Espantoso, ICPNA, Miraflores, Lima. “Brave Destiny: Today’s Best Art of the Fantastic and Visionary”, Williamsburg Art and Historical Center, Brooklyn, NY. 

2004 New Acquisitions, Irish Museum of Modern Art
( IMMA ) Dublin, Ireland. 

2005 Meets the Mayor of New York City Michael R. Bloomberg when he hosts the reception in honor of His- panic Heritage Month, at Gracie Mansion, New York. Contemporary Latin American Realism, Art Gallery of the University of Connecticut, West Hartford, CT.

New Acquisitions, Forum Gallery, New York.
Double Portrait Commission, Alexandra and Eric Emanuel. Meets Elizabeth Marco. 

Travels to California and visits Mr.and Mrs. Alexander de Beauharnais and stays at their house in Hollywood. Visits The Getty Center in Los Angeles, LACMA( Los Angeles County Museum) and The Getty Villa in Malibu. 

Commission to paint portrait of Elizabeth Marco, NY.

Jennifer Barton commissions Mr.Aquino to paint the “Portrait of the Zagoria-Barton Family, New York. 2012 The Landscape in Art, Peruvian-British Cultural Center, John Harriman Gallery, Lima. Meets Yann Arthus-Bertrand, french photographer and Film Director of “Home: The Documentary. 

Diverse Visions of Reality, Diego Salazar Gallery, Long Island City, New York.

Ojo Andino Peru, Peruvian Contemporary Artists, The Luciano Benetton Collection, Parma, Italy.

With Mayor of New York City Michael R. Bloomberg at Reception to Honor Hispanic Heritage Month, Gracie Mansion, New York, 2005

With Betty Marco, Little Italy, New York, 2009

Left: Humberto Aquino, 2008   
Right: With Mr. and Mrs. Alexander de Beauharnais, Hollywood, 2009


With Willy Zambrano, Patricia Watwood and Betty Marco.
Opening night of “Diverse Visions of Reality”

Diego Salazar Gallery, New York, 2013

Studio in Brooklyn, New York, 2016

The artist with Linda Morales Caballero and Dr. Alexander Lev

at the Reception at the Peruvian Consulate of New York on the Book

Signing of Miss. Morales; New York, 2005

With my daughter Gianina, Lima, 2002

With Claudio Bravo and Carlos Picón, Marlborough Gallery, New York, 2002

With Craig McPherson at Aquino’s Birthday Party, NY. 2001

With Alan Magee, Forum Gallery, New York, 2010

With Jennifer Barton, unveiling the portrait commission Portrait of the Zagoria-Barton Family, New York, 2012

With my father Onofrio Aquino, Forum Gallery, New York, 2010

With Yann Arthus-Bertrand, New York, 2012

With Betty Marco, Soho, New York, 2015

Left:  With Michael Aviano, LIC.,New York, 2017.

Right: With Jon de Martin, Michael Aviano, Benjamin Brody
and Christopher Pugliese, LIC., New York, 2017.

With Yigal Ozeri, Meisel Gallery, 2017