ART FROM CUBA BY ARTISTS WHO LIVE IN CUBA l PRESENTED BY CUBARTE NEW YORK.

AMELIA PELAEZ

born Las Villas 1869, died Havana 1968
A contemporary of Wifredo Lam, Amelia studied with Leopoldo Romanach. In 1927 she transferred to Europe and established herself in Paris and later in 1933 returned to Cuba. Aside from pottery and painting she was also a muralist whose best known work is the mural at the Havana Hilton, today the Havana Libre. One of the most famous and certainly one of the most unique Cuban artists, ever.