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Baruj Salinas interview at University of Buffalo

Posted by Mark Schneider on February 26, 2016 0 Comments

Baruj Salinas Date: 8/16/2005 Interviewed by Lynette Bosch Filmed by Norma Gracia Transcribed by Paul Symington Edited by Jorge J. E. Gracia [Bosch]: “Let me begin by asking Baruj about his origins in Cuba, his career as an artist, the general artistic scene in Cuba, and the reasons why he made the choices he made in terms of the style that became his. Baruj, can you tell us about how you began studying art?” [Salinas]: “Alright, I am going to start way before, when my family came from Turkey to Cuba. They emigrated from Turkey around 1918. They first went...

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Tamayo obit- the passing of a great Latin Master in 1991.

Posted by Mark Schneider on February 26, 2016 0 Comments

Rufino Tamayo, a Leader in Mexican Art, Dies at 91 By MICHAEL BRENSON from the New York Times. Published: June 25, 1991Rufino Tamayo, a force in Mexican art for more than 60 years and one of the leaders of the Mexican Renaissance, died yesterday at the National Institute of Nutrition in Mexico City. He was 91 years old. A spokesman for the institute said Mr. Tamayo had been suffering from pneumonia and was under intensive care for the last 10 days.Mr. Tamayo, along with the three great Mexican muralists, Diego Rivera, Jose Clemente Orozco and David Alfaro Siqueiros, brought international...

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Rufino Tamayo - A great Mexican Master of Oaxaca

Posted by Mark Schneider on February 26, 2016 0 Comments

Rufino Tamayo, a Oaxacan painter of international renown, was one of the great modern artists of the 20th century. Tamayo died in 1991 at the age of 91 and had a long and esteemed career. His artwork can be found in important collections worldwide. During his life he was the recipient of many prestigious awards, including France's Legion d'Honneur. Tamayo was a prolific artist who was a master of many mediums, including oil, watercolor and lithography. The artist, in addition to producing works on paper and canvas, was also a muralist whose work adorns the walls of museums, universities and...

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Robert Rose symbology

Posted by Mark Schneider on June 21, 2014 0 Comments

So Goes Eden This is another interpretation of my experience in Bali. This is about my disappointment in seeing an island culture being eroded away by the influences of western corporate interests. The indigenous people are somewhat naïve, as to what is fully coming at them. It is truly a clash of cultures, one that will challenge the values of a culture, and with all probability will change those values forever. Bali has already endured a colonization war and won their independence from the Dutch, but this new threat comes with a disguise, its’ deception being  unfamiliar to people of...

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Salinas Miami Herald article - April 2014

Posted by Mark Schneider on June 18, 2014 0 Comments

BARUJ SALINAS: The Artist in his Home Homes have a lot to say about the personality of the persons who inhabit them. In this small universe, and the objects that fill it, is reflected the way we are and the way we see life. This is what we call style, that originality that distinguishes the architect, the home decorator, the housewife, the businessman, the rock singer. Or a painter, in this case, Baruj Salinas. With the intention of getting to know the “inner life” of this remarkable artist, we knocked on his door. An atmosphere of order and beauty reveals...

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