Wifredo Lam, ‘Montee des Sèves - from the suite "Pleni Luna"’, 1974, Wallector
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Wifredo Lam

Montee des Sèves - from the suite "Pleni Luna", 1974

Lithograph
25 3/5 × 19 7/10 in
65 × 50 cm
.
€850
Location
Only Exhibition
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Wallector
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This lithograph by Wifredo Lam is hand signed. This original artwork is from an edition of 262 …

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Wifredo Lam
Cuban, 1902–1982
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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. He studied in Spain under the same teacher as Salvador Dalí and became a friend of Picasso after moving to Paris in 1938. After returning to Havana in 1941, Lam began producing paintings that were dominated by hybridized human-animal-vegetal figures. There he produced his most famous work, The Jungle (1943), which depicted four grotesque figures with mask-like faces emerging from dense vegetation, and has drawn comparisons with Picasso’s masterpiece Guernica (1937).

Wifredo Lam, ‘Montee des Sèves - from the suite "Pleni Luna"’, 1974, Wallector
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This lithograph by Wifredo Lam is hand signed. This original artwork is from an edition of 262 prints.

Wifredo Lam was a Cuban artist inspired by and in contact with some of the most important artists of the 20th century. He was influenced by the Surrealism in many of his productions, graphic prints and paintings.

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Wifredo Lam
Cuban, 1902–1982
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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. He studied in Spain under the same teacher as Salvador Dalí and became a friend of Picasso after moving to Paris in 1938. After returning to Havana in 1941, Lam began producing paintings that were dominated by hybridized human-animal-vegetal figures. There he produced his most famous work, The Jungle (1943), which depicted four grotesque figures with mask-like faces emerging from dense vegetation, and has drawn comparisons with Picasso’s masterpiece Guernica (1937).

Wifredo Lam

Montee des Sèves - from the suite "Pleni Luna", 1974

Lithograph
25 3/5 × 19 7/10 in
65 × 50 cm
.
€850
Location
Only Exhibition
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