Artists

Lázaro Saavedra

  • Cuban Artist ARTempoCuba Lazaro Saavedra

    El síndrome de la sospecha (The Syndrome of Suspicion)

    2007. Video Still / Photograph. Dimensions Variable. Collection: The Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, Montreal, Canada.
  • Cuban Artist ARTempoCuba Lazaro Saavedra

    El Sagrado Corazón (The Sacred Heart)

    1992. Acrylic on Cardboard. Dimensions Variable. Private Collection.
  • Cuban Artist ARTempoCuba Lazaro Saavedra

    Detector de ideologías (Ideology Detector)

    1992. Acrylic, Cardboard and Plastic. 20.5 x 10.5 cm. Collection: Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, Havana, Cuba.

Lázaro Saavedra's Statement

Passing through a humorous filter to quickly penetrate the eyes and display on the walls of the mind. The public are neurons, not eyes. Mental Massage, not visual. Just tickle the brain so that it smiles… thinking. A tool of thoughts and for thought.

About Lázaro Saavedra

Lazaro Saavedra was born in 1964. He has received awards such as the Premio Maretti, Fundación Valerio Riva, Naples, Italy in 2012 and the National Prize of Cuba for Fine Art, Havana, Cuba in 2014. He has been Artist in Residence at the Christoph Merian Foundation, Basel, Switzerland in 2002; the Mattress Factory, Pittsburgh, PA, USA in 2004 and has participated in the Impossibility Possible, Creative Workshop, Casa Daros, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil in 2013. Saavedra´s works are part of the collections of Daros Latin America  – Daros Museum, Zurich, Switzerland; Ludwig Forum für Internationale Kunst, Aachen, Germany; Fundación Brownstone, Paris, France; Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, Havana, Cuba; The Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, Montreal, Canada; Cisneros-Fontanals Art Foundation (CIFO), Miami, FL, USA; The Farber Collection, USA; Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO), Toronto, Canada.

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