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Abaj Takalik

Elizabeth P. Benson.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Archaeology; Latin American and Caribbean Art; Pre-Columbian Art. 755 words.

Pre-Columbian Maya site in Retalhuleu, in the Highland Maya region, near the Pacific coast of Guatemala. It is best known for its monumental stone sculptures, some of which were...

Abal, Hernan

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; 20th-Century Art; Latin American and Caribbean Art. 56 words.

Argentinian, 20th century, male.

Born 25 May 1922, in Mendoza.

Painter, draughtsman.

After studying at the academy of fine arts in Mendoza, Abal became a teacher...

Abalsamo, Pascual José

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; 20th-Century Art; Latin American and Caribbean Art. 65 words.

Argentinian, 20th century, male.

Born 27 November 1901, in Buenos Aires.

Painter, draughtsman.

Abalsamo was a student at the school of fine arts in Buenos Aires,...

Abela, Eduardo

Giulio V. Blanc.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Latin American and Caribbean Art; 20th-Century Art. 300 words.

(b San Antonio de los Baños, nr Güines, 1889; d Havana, 1965).

Cuban painter and caricaturist. He graduated from the Academia de S Alejandro in Havana in 1920 and lived in...

Abela, Eduardo

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Book Arts and Illustration; 20th-Century Art; Latin American and Caribbean Art. 453 words.

Cuban, 20th century, male.

Born 1892, in Havana; died 1966.

Painter, illustrator, caricaturist. Landscapes.

Abela studied at the Academia Nacional de Bellas Artes...

Abélard, Gessner

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; 20th-Century Art; Latin American and Caribbean Art. 205 words.

Haitian, 20th century, male.

Born 1922.

Painter. Local scenes, scenes with figures.

Abélard was a mechanic by trade. The Haitian painter, Charles Humberman,...

Abrahams, Carl

David Boxer.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Latin American and Caribbean Art; 20th-Century Art. 286 words.

(b St Andrew, May 14, 1911; d Kingston, April 10, 2005).

Jamaican painter. He began his career as a cartoonist for various local periodicals. In 1937 Augustus John, then...

Abramo, Livio

Roberto Pontual.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Prints and Printmaking; Latin American and Caribbean Art; 20th-Century Art. 301 words.

(b Araraquara, 1903; d Asunción, Paraguay, 1992).

Brazilian printmaker and teacher. He worked initially as a printmaker and painter until 1933 when, influenced by Lasar...

Abramo, Livio

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Prints and Printmaking; 20th-Century Art; Latin American and Caribbean Art. 219 words.

Brazilian, 20th century, male.

Born 1938, in Araraquara (São Paulo); died 1992, in Asuncion, Paraguay.

Engraver (wood).

Abramo was primarily a wood engraver. In...

Abreu, Mario

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Installation Art, Mixed-Media, Assemblage, and Collage; 20th-Century Art; Latin American and Caribbean Art. 386 words.

Venezuelan, 20th century, male.

Born 22 August 1918, in Turmero.

Painter, collage artist. Landscapes, animals.

Abreu studied at the school of fine arts in...