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SERGIO MARTINEZ CIFUENTES (1966), CHILEAN REALIST PAINTER – Elegance of shapes and colors

FOR LOVE OF ART SERGIO MARTINEZ CIFUENTES 1/3 – He has a dual nationality (Chilean-Spanish) but was born in Santiago de Chile on a July day. Http://www.sergiomartinez.com/ When he was only a child, he was already known for his designs, but also for his poems. This propensity had begun to dig a deep imprint in her romantic adolescent profile. He ...

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PEDRO LIRA (1845/1912), CHILEAN VISUAL PAINTER – The pioneer of Chilean painting

PAINTING THAT DEFINES THE PARAMETERS OF MODERN ART CHILEAN PEDRO LIRA 1/3 – Several historical paintings of his have been used on Chilean banknotes. He was born in Santiago de Chile, into a wealthy family in Chile, and had refined his artistic talents with a landscape painter, continuing to practice law studies at the University of Chile. This South American ...

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MAYA KOKOCINSKI MOLERO (1970), CHILEAN PAINTER

SUSPENDED FACES, A SYMBOLISM TO RESEARCH OF SIGNIFICANT MAYA KOKOCINSKI MOLERO 1/3 – This Chilean naturalized Italian artist, she learned her early rudiments in the study of her father, a figurative painter. She has already participated in several collective exhibitions. Faces, looks and bodies are for her the opportunity to paint psychological analysis, using the colors of feelings feelings and ...

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CLAUDIO BRAVO (1936/2011), CHILEAN HYPERREALIST PAINTER – Paint portraits, dreaming of the journey that is worthy of an entire existence

THE ABLE USE OF THE LIGHT BY AN HYPERREALIST PAINTER CLAUDIO BRAVO 1/3 – He was born in Valparaiso on a ranch, so one of his childhood memories was when he was three years old as he was on a horse. In 1945, he began studies at Colegio San Ignacio (Santiago de Chile), where a priest noted his artistic ability, ...

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CAMILO MORI SERRANO (1896/1973), CHILEAN PAINTER – Inside the entire creative horizon of the twentieth century

WHEN BRIGHT COLORS COMPROMISE BALANCED AND ROMANTIC CHROMATISM CAMILO MORI SERRANO 1/3 – The evolution of his pictorial style had matured within the entire creative horizon of the twentieth century. Starting with the Creole academic style, he had come to the confines of pop art. He was born in Valparaiso on a day at the end of September, and from ...

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FACUNDO CABRAL AND HIS DIARY OF WANDERER – “Violently pacifist” and a “first-class homeless person”

This famous Argentine songwriter was born in La Plata (Buenos Aires) in 1937. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xD3G6eM3tPI He did not have an easy childhood. His father left home before he was born. First years led his mother and brothers to Berisso. Facundo Cabral was already an alcoholic at the age of nine, but the destiny gave him chance to reform. At the age ...

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ARGENTINIAN LITERATURE – Adán Buenosayres, novel by Leopoldo Marechal

Born in 1900 in Buenos Aires into a family of French origins, Leopoldo Marechal became one of the most important Argentine poet and writer of the twentieth century. After a childhood full of economic problems, he became a teacher a high school professor, devoting himself to poetry in the twenties. Thanks to a collection of poems, he made friends with ...

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ALFONSINA STORNI – Her death inspired to compose the song “Alfonsina and the Sea” performed by many singers.

Her parents called her Alfonsina, which means, she was ready for everything. She was one of the most important Argentine and Latin–American poets of the modernist period. Alfonsina Storni – was born in Switzerland in 1892 and lived there until she was four years old. In 1896 the family returned to San Juan, and a few years later, in 1901, ...

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JUAN CARLOS CASTAGNINO (1908/1972), ARGENTINE REALIST PAINTER, MURALIST AND SKETCH ARTIST – Painter of social undertones

CREATIVE GENIUS – Heavy landscapist painter JUAN CARLOS CASTAGNINO 1/3 – He was called a “social painter” because he used painting to denounce the situations of injustice. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mi4024C1G00 Until 1914, he lived in a rural landscape full of wagons and horses, where his father worked as a locksmith. He was born in Mar del Plata in a hotel room in ...

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RAUL SOLDI(1907/1994), ARGENTINE PAINTER – Painting made through the dream

OWN EXPRESSION OF STYLIZED DREAMS THROUGH FORMS AND COLORS RAUL SOLDI 1/3 – He was born in Buenos Aires to Italian parents in 1907, growing up in a family surrounded by artists. After traveling to Europe in 1924, he joined the Brera Academy in Milan, attending both personal and collective exhibitions. He had been accustomed to the formal aspects of ...

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