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Wifredo Lam

Wifredo Lam

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Published by Americas Society in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementpresented by the Americas Society and the Fundació "la Caixa" ; curated by Charles Merewether ; [authors: Catherine David, Charles Merewether, Lowery Stokes Sims].
ContributionsLam, Wifredo., Merewether, Charles., David, Catherine, 1954-, Sims, Lowery Stokes., Americas Society. Art Gallery., Fundació Caixa de Pensions (Barcelona, Spain)
The Physical Object
Pagination87p. :
Number of Pages87
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22065289M
ISBN 101879128063

We use cookies to deliver our online services and to provide more personalized services to you. Details and instructions on how to disable those cookies are set out in our.   Wifredo Óscar de la Concepción Lam y Castilla or Wifredo Lam was born on December 8, , in a village of Sagua La Grande, in Cuba. Yam Lam, the artist’s father, was a Chinese immigrant while his mother Ana Serafina Castilla descended from Nationality: Cuba.

Eskil Lam in the archive of his father, Wifredo Lam, in Paris. Wifredo Lam () was one of the giants of modern art. His art earned him a place among the pantheon of twentieth century intellectuals and artists, and he counted men like André Breton and .   Wifredo Lam review – Cuba's last of the true surrealists Tate Modern, London The artist’s odyssey from Cuba to Europe and back again turned him from a disciple of Picasso into a feverish.

Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Wifredo Lam by Leiris, Michel, , Didier Devillez edition, in French / français Wifredo Lam ( edition) | Open LibraryPages: Restaurants near Wifredo Lam Center: ( mi) Mojito-Mojito ( mi) El Holandés ( mi) San Ignacio ( mi) Somos Cuba Restaurant ( mi) Maximo Bar; View all restaurants near Wifredo Lam Center on Tripadvisor/5(15).


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Wifredo Lam Download PDF EPUB FB2

In a companion catalogue, Wifredo Lam: Imagining New World edited by Elizabeth T. Goizueta, is full of detailed back ground of this Afro-cuban artist.

This book was pubiced to accompany the exhibit and is full of contributions by experts in varying disciplines.5/5(3). Coordenadas de Arte Contemporaneo (Spanish Edition) by Centro Wifredo Lam (Other Contributor) and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Illustrated book of drawings by Wifredo Lam.

Scratches on the joints, a small tear at the bottom of the first flat, nice interior state. Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate.

out of 5 stars Wifredo Lam. Reviewed in the United States on Ma I purchased this book in and have used it and profited from it in myriad ways. There have been many other publications that chronicle this master's life work, however, this is one of the most complete and includes Lam's poetry and descriptions of the changes /5(4).

Wifredo Lam, (born Dec. 8,Sagua la Grande, Cuba—died Sept. 11,Paris, France), Cuban painter known for his synthesis of Modernist aesthetics and Afro-Cuban imagery.

Lam was born to a Chinese Wifredo Lam book father and a mother of African and Spanish descent. He left the small town of Sagua la Grande for Havana inwhere he initially studied law. Wifredo Lam was born in Sagua la Grande, Cuba, on December 8, He was the eighth child born to Lam-Yam―born in Canton aroundan immigrant to the Americas in ―and to Ana Serafina Catilla―born in in Cuba of mixed African and Spanish ancestry.

Wifredo Lam: Mix-Master, Modern Artist. At the end of his life, the celebrated painter, draftsman, and sculptor Wifredo Lam (Cuban, –) was asked to reflect upon why he painted. “It’s a way—my way of communicating between human beings,” he stated.

Wifredo Lam was born in in Sagua la Grande (Cuba). He was Yam Lam’s son, a Chinese emigrant who gave him birth in 84 years, and of Ana-Serafina, a Cuban halfcaste.

He studied Law before leaving his island in for Spain. A major early 20th-century painter, Wifredo Lam fused elements of Cubism and Surrealism with African culture in paintings that were exhibited alongside those of Pablo Picasso and other Cubists and Fauvists.A native Cuban, Lam hailed from Chinese, European, Indian, and mixed-African descent, and he was deeply influenced by African spiritual practices such as ality: Cuban.

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LAM Volume II completes the cata logue raisonne of the Painted Work. It is a visually stimulating treatment of Wilfredo LAM's work during the last two decades of his life and provides over color-plate illustrations of his paintings.5/5(2). Wifredo Lam remains the most renowned painter from Cuba and The Jungle remains his best known work and an important painting in the history of Latin American art and the history twentieth-century modernism more broadly.

In the s and 30s, Lam was in Madrid and Paris, but in as Europe was engulfed by war, he returned to his native country. Genre/Form: Exhibition catalogs Exhibitions: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Lam, Wifredo. Wifredo Lam.

Paris ; New York, N.Y.: Galerie Maeght Lelong. Wifredo Lam was a Cuban artist who sought to portray and revive the enduring Afro-Cuban spirit and culture. Inspired by and in contact with some of the most renowned artists of the 20th century, Lam melded his influences and created a unique style, which was ultimately characterized by the prominence of hybrid place: Sagua La Grande, Cuba.

Wifredo Lam, Books and Poetry, will be on display in the Wren Library until 14 June The Wren Library is open to the public, pm, Monday to Friday (last admission ) and on Saturdays (last admission ). Read more: Wifredo Lam:. Good. Book. 20th Century.

Wifredo Óscar de la Concepción Lam y Castilla (December 8, – Septem ), better known as Wifredo Lam, was a Cuban artist who sought to portray and revive the enduring Afro-Cuban spirit and culture. 1) Wifredo Lam by Michael Leiris, First Edition, First Printing - Near Fine book in a fine dust jacket.

Publisher: Harry N. Abrams Near Fine - 12 1/2" x 10 3/4" numbered pages with a Seller Rating: % positive. Lam illustrated various works by his writer friends: his engravings adorned André Pieyre de Mandiargues's Croiseur Noir; his drawings the text by Leiris “Pour Wifredo” that appeared in the journal Ephémère.

A poem by Lam, “Lumière,” was reproduced in Alain Jouffroy's book dedicated to the artist, Lam, la conquête de l'unité perdue. Wifredo Lam’s distinctive style shook the assumptions of western distinctive paintings introduced the symbolism of his Cuban roots and defined a new way of painting for a post-colonial world.

As he travelled in Europe and North and South America, he was a witness to twentieth century political upheaval – including the Spanish Civil War, the evacuation of artists and.

‘The Jungle’ was created in by Wifredo Lam in Cubism style. Find more prominent pieces of figurative at – best visual art : Wifredo Lam. A major early 20th-century painter, Wifredo Lam fused elements of Cubism and Surrealism with African culture in paintings that were exhibited alongside those of Pablo Picasso and other Cubists and Fauvists.A native Cuban, Lam hailed from Chinese, European, Indian, and mixed-African descent, and he was deeply influenced by African spiritual practices such as Santeria.This lot is the Wifredo Lam book "Dessins", text by Philippe Soupault, pp.

The book includes the original aquatint made specifically for the book. With this vegetal-animal hybrid form, Cuban-born Wilfredo Lam, one of the most important and complex artists of the 20th century, references his Afro-Cuban iconography and exemplifies his.Wifredo Lam was born on December 8, in Sagua La Grande, Cuba.

He was of mixed-race ancestry: his father, Yam Lam, was a Chinese immigrant and his mother, the former Ana Serafina Castilla, was born to a Congolese former slave mother and a Cuban mulatto father.