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Cuban, 20th – 21st century, male.

Active in France.

Born 1952, in Yaguajay.

Painter.

Ángel Alfaro Echevarría has already gone through several periods: Naturalist, Abstract and then a return to the Figurative, albeit in a more detached, impulsive style.

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Chilean, 20th century, male.

Born 1927, in Paris.

Painter.

Barreda Fabres studied architecture at the Catholic university in Santiago and taught history of art in the architecture faculty from 1950 to 1955. He used a realist technique to paint constructions that belong to the world of the uncanny and the surreal. He took part in exhibitions in North America, Latin America and Europe and received many awards....

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Uruguayan, 20th – 21st century, male.

Born 1952.

Painter.

The precision with which Clever Lara depicts the world around him is suggestive of Hyperrealism. His choice of subject matter is interesting: he paints items of refuse, broken objects and things from scrap heaps, using the colour grey to convey their true sense of desolation....

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Mexican, 20th century, male.

Born 1917, in Mexico; died 1997.

Painter. Figures, portraits, landscapes.

Guillermo Meza's portraits and figures are rigorously realist in style, whereas in his landscapes he displays greater poetical freedom, distorting trees to give make them expressive and reducing figures to silhouettes forming part of the overall construction of the composition. He is known for ...

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Paraguayan, 20th – 21st century, male.

Born 1960, in Concepción.

Painter. Still-lifes, flowers. Screens.

Hernán Miranda was self-taught. His still-lifes are painted in a hyperrealist style and the stylised flowers on his screens are inspired by Japanese prints. Hernán Miranda teaches at the Escuela de Artes at the Catholic University of Chile and is head of the Museo de Arte Contemporáneo in Valdivia at the Universidad Austral de Chile....

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Mari Carmen Ramírez

Puerto Rican painter. He studied from 1851 to 1853 at the Real Academia de Bellas Artes de San Fernando in Madrid under Federico de Madrazo y Küntz and in Paris from 1858 to 1863 under Thomas Couture and Charles Gleyre at the Ecole Impériale et Spéciale de Dessin and at the Académie Suisse. There he met Camille Pissarro, Paul Cézanne and Armand Guillaumin, who together with Couture and the work of Courbet influenced his work towards Realism and Impressionism. His masterpiece ...

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Anthony Páez Mullan

Venezuelan painter, author, diplomat and botanist. Ramón Páez was a son of José Antonio Páez, one of Bolívar’s most trusted generals and the colorful first president of Venezuela. Little is known of his childhood. Páez himself refers to his education in Caracas as a boy and later on in ...

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Cuban, 20th century, male.

Born 1937.

Painter.

Peña applied his aesthetic of muscled realism to social issues. He has been able to achieve a synthesis between precision of form and expressiveness of colour, having assimilated a great deal from Pop Art in his youth. He was in Paris in ...

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Venezuelan, 20th century, female.

Painter. Still-lifes.

Margot Römer spent two years in the USA.

She used various techniques and different subjects, and went through a significant period of Hyperrealism.

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Mexican, 20th century, male.

Born 1908, in Patzcuaro.

Painter, engraver, lithographer.

Alfredo Zalce studied fine art at the Academia de San Carlos, Mexico. His ability to handle all media made him a versatile artist. A realist expressionist, he frequently painted frescoes in the tradition of 20th-century Mexican painting. He excelled in graphic arts and was one of the founder members of the popular studio of graphic arts. He brought back from a four-month trip to Yucatan numerous sketches that subsequently provided him with a basis for several drawings, engravings and paintings. He evokes the work of peasants and fishermen as well as of town-dwellers. He exhibited since ...