Carybé – The Death of Alexandrina (1939)

Although he was born in Argentina under the real name Héctor Julio Páride Bernabó, few artists have managed to capture as well as Carybé (1911 – 1997) the spirit and effervescence of Brazil.  Enamored with the country’s rich culture and its people, the artist spent the second half of his life in Bahia, Brazil’s fourth…

Claudio Bravo – Return from the Supermarket (1971)

Claudio Bravo (1936 – 2011) was a hyperrealist and surrealist painter from Chile. He attributed his inspiration to the Italian and Spanish masters of Baroque and Renaissance, but was also influenced by Dalí ’s surrealist works. He considered himself a citizen of the world, not bound by his identity to Chile. In the late 1960s, while…