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Chilean, 20th – 21st century, female.

Active in France.

Born 1946, in Chile.

Painter.

Symbolism.

In Paris in the 1980s, Ximena Armas took part in the Salon des Grands et Jeunes d'Aujourd'hui. In 2003 she exhibited her work at a solo exhibition at the Musée Roybet Fould in Courbevoie....

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Colombian, 20th century, male.

Active in the Netherlands.

Sculptor.

Miguel Ángel Cardenas sculpted soft shapes, the symbolism of which is clearly erotic.

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Brazilian, 20th century, male.

Born 1917, in Franca.

Painter.

Symbolism.

Wagner Castro was one of to the rare representatives of Brazilian Symbolism.

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Argentinian, 20th century, male.

Active in France from 1970.

Born 15 May 1938, in Buenos Aires.

Painter. Figures, landscapes.

Symbolism.

Carlos Esteban was active first in Buenos Aires but settled in Paris in 1970. In the early part of his career, Esteban's work was closely associated with hyperrealism although the reality he depicted was often portrayed in an indirect manner. After leaving this movement he experimented with various techniques including collage and froissage before turning towards a style of painting that was simpler in technique but more ambitious in its intentions. His semi-realist, semi-naive figures are painted in tones of ochre and sienna brown and inspired by literature, music, ancestral myths and the collective imagination. Esteban depicts tribal dances, grandiose and mysterious landscapes and mother goddesses who represent the mythical and mystical....

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Mexican, 20th century, male.

Born 1925, in Ocotlán (Oaxaca province).

Painter. Figure compositions, religious subjects, figures.

Symbolism.

Morales settled in Mexico in 1948 and began his studies at the Academia de San Carlos the following year. He was encouraged in his work by Rufino Tamayo. He took part in many exhibitions, both in Mexico and in Europe. Tribute was paid to his paintings at the inauguration of the exhibition ...

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Brazilian, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 1860, in Niterói (Rio de Janeiro); died 1939 or 1937.

Painter. Landscapes, urban landscapes, seascapes.

Symbolism.

Parreiras evoked European Symbolism in his Allegory of Liberty, dated 1925. He probably spent some time in Europe, as he participated in 1910...

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Argentinian, 20th century, female.

Active also active in Italy and in France.

Born 7 November 1932, in Buenos Aires.

Sculptor.

Symbolism.

Eugenia Wolfowicz first studied art and biology in Argentina (La Plata University in Buenos Aires) then left in 1980 to work with marble at Pietrasanta near Carrara in Italy....