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Wifredo Lam

(1902-82), Cuba


Embark on an illuminating masterclass that delves into the extraordinary artistic world of Wifredo Lam. Discover this visionary artist's groundbreaking contributions, who challenged European modernism's conventions by revaluing the black aesthetic in Latin America. Often referred to as the 'Picasso of Latin America', this class will unveil the distinctive and revolutionary artistic proposals that set Lam apart from his contemporaries. By exploring Lam’s artworks’ intricate symbolism, powerful brushstrokes, and evocative compositions, you will understand his rich artistic legacy. Join us in this transformative masterclass to uncover the true genius of Wifredo Lam and celebrate his pioneering contributions to the artistic landscape.
Embárcate en esta esclarecedora masterclass que se adentra en el extraordinario mundo artístico de Wifredo Lam. Descubre las contribuciones innovadoras de este artista visionario, que desafió las convenciones del modernismo europeo al revalorizar la estética negra en América Latina. A menudo conocido como el "Picasso de América Latina", esta clase revelará las propuestas artísticas distintivas y revolucionarias que distinguen a Lam de sus contemporáneos. Al explorar el intrincado simbolismo, las pinceladas poderosas y las composiciones evocadoras de las obras de arte de Lam, comprenderás el rico legado artístico que dejó atrás. Únete a nosotros en esta clase transformadora para descubrir el verdadero genio de Wifredo Lam y celebrar sus contribuciones pioneras al panorama artístico.

34 min


2 videos


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About the lecturer

Daniela Galan is the founder and director of Amalgama. She is a registered lecturer at the Arts Society in the United Kingdom and has over 17 years of research in art history and philosophy. She has focused her investigation on artists from Latin America, especially female artists whose work remains underrepresented within the art industry. This was the founding purpose of Amalgama, which led her to curate numerous exhibitions, forums and publications since its inception in 2018. 

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