Carlos (Gomez) Enriquez
(1900 - 1957)
Carlos (Gomez) Enriquez was active/lived in Pennsylvania / Cuba. Carlos Enriquez is known for abstract painting, animals, landscape, figure, illustration, writing.
Biography Carlos (Gomez) Enriquez
Carlos Enríquez was born in Zulueta, Cuba in 1900. His formal artistic training was scant, yet he had a college education and was an avid reader. In 1918-19 he took painting classes while in high school at the Escolapios School in Guanabacoa, and in 1924, after graduating from Business School in Philadelphia, he briefly attended the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts.
Enriquez lived in New York, Paris and Madrid before he returned to Cuba in 1934 and, like the other vanguard artists, the reencounter with his native land provided the catalyst for his mature style and his commitment to express Cuban realities and myths.
Using a personal visual language of fluid lines, overlapping color forms, and dynamic figure compositions, he
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