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Roberto Matta (Chile) bio notes

Posted by Mark Schneider on February 29, 2012 0 Comments

Roberto Antonio Sebastián Matta Echaurren (November 11,1911–November 23,2002) Usually known as Matta, was one of Chile's best-known painters. Born in Santiago, he initially studied architecture at the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile in Santiago, but became disillusioned with this occupation and left for Paris. His travels led him to meet artists such as René Magritte,Salvador Dalí,André Breton,andLe Corbusier.He arrived in Paris in 1934 and was soon working in the architectural studio of Le Corbusier. He also traveled to Italy, Russia and Spain, where he met the poet Federico Garcia Lorca, who provided him with a letter of introduction to Salvador Dali. Back in Paris, by 1937, he...

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Attasit Pokpong (Thailand) bio

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EducationArchiwa Nakhon Sawan College, Nakhon Sawan, Thailand.
-Phochan Faculty, Rajamonkong Institute of Technology, Bangkok, Thailand.
-BA degree in Art Rajamonkong Technology Centre, Bangkok, Thailand. Exhibitions 1998 - Group show entitled “Colour and Light” at Wittayalai Phochan Art College Anniversary Exhibit, Bangkok, Thailand. “Color and Light”, Porchang Institute, Bangkok, Thailand. 1999 - Group Art Show & SON-SILP Group Art Show, Bangkok, Thailand.
 2004 - Collective Art Show of artists from the Northern Thailand, “Free-Land” Department Store, Bangkok, Thailand. 
 Exhibition entitled “Emotion and Movement”, with Mr Kitti Narod, River City Shopping Mall, Bangkok, Thailand. “My View”, Watercolor show, Amari Watergate Hotel Gallery, Bangkok,...

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Esterio Segura (Cuba) bio

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ESTERIO SEGURA MORA Born in Santiago de Cuba, on the 22nd of August, 1970. 1994-Graduate of Instituto Superior de Arte, Havana, Cuba. 1989-Graduate of Escuela Profesional de Arte de Camagüey, Cuba 1985-Graduate of Escuela Elemental de Arte de Camagüey, Cuba. Has taught at, and participated in conferences worldwide, on painting, in various Universities, and Institutions. Has taught classes and conducted seminars at the Ciudad de la Habana. y el Instituto Superior de Arte, (ISA). and also Instituto Superior de Arte de Camaguey. Has tutored various graduates of the Escuelas Profesionales de Arte de Camagüey, San Alejandro, and at the Ciudad de...

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Fernando De Szyszlo (Peru) bio

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Fernando de Szyszlo was a key figure in advancing abstract art in Latin America in the mid-fifties. Born in Lima in 1925, Szyszlo studied at the School of Plastic Arts of the Catholic University of Lima.Fernando de Szyszlo at Associated American Artists - New York, New York - Review of Exhibitions At the age of 24 he traveled to Europe where he studied the works of the masters, particularly Rembrandt, Titian and Tintoretto, and absorbed the varied influences of cubism, surrealism, informalism and abstraction. While in Paris he met Octavio Paz and Andre Breton and frequented the group of writers...

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Rufino Tamayo (Mexico) bio

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Born in Oaxaca, Mexico, in 1899 to a Zapotecan Indian family, Rufino Tamayo is one of the most world-renowned Mexican artists. As a boy in school, he spent most of his time drawing, which caused his aunt to withdraw him from classes and put him to work as a vendor in her fruit business. Tamayo continued to spend time at the National Museum in Mexico City, drawing archaeological treasures, especially the pre-Columbian objects, which influenced his art for the rest of his life. Tamayo believed in the universality of painting, which put him in direct opposition to the other well-known...

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