Esterio Segura

  • Cuban artist ARTempoCuba Esterio Segura

    Submarino de mi pueblo (Submarine of My People)

    2012. Mixed Media on Canvas. 200 x 122 cm.
  • Cuban artist ARTempoCuba Esterio Segura

    Goodbye my love

    2013. Painted Fiberglass. 150 x 37 x 18 cm.
  • Cuban artist ARTempoCuba Esterio Segura

    La historia se muerde la cola (History Bites It’s Tail)

    2013. Painted Fiberglass. 94 x 36 x 40 cm.

Esterio Segura's Statement

I’ve approached my work of the last twenty years as an investigative process that has been developing and revealing through projects that reflect on distinct themes, like the formative processes of culture in the Western Tropics where the eclectic and synthetic socio-cultural Cuban context was the point of departure of every artwork. From there arose projects like Mística del Resguardo and La Gozadera which emphasize eroticism mixed with political and religious fetishes that have influenced that same cultural formation (Karl Marx Makes Love to the Virgin of Cobre).

My art is my philosophy of life that I practice conscientiously: to transcend whatever space, culture or story, avoiding bonding myself to any determined aesthetic or specific representation. Every object of reflection runs the risk of becoming a work of art.

About Esterio Segura

Esterio Segura was born in 1970. He has received awards such as the UNESCO Collaborative Tinina Gasworks Studio London, UK in 1995-1996. The National Museum Prize at the IV Salón de Premiados, Havana, Cuba in 1992 and a Honorable Mention in the Bienal de Sculptura, Premio UNEAC Camagüey, Cuba in 1988. His works are part of the following Collections:  Museum of Modern Art (MOMA), New York, NY, USA; Bronx Museum, New York, NY, USA; Museum of Latin American Art, Long Beach, CA, USA; Museum of Latin American Art, University of Essex, Colchester, UK; Arizona State University Art Museum, Phoenix, AZ, USA; and The Banff Centre Museum of the University of South Florida, Tampa, FL, USA.

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