OVERVIEW OF A MASTER ARTIST: CARLOS QUIZPEZ ASIN (1900-1983)
Carlos Quizpez Asín (Lima 1900-1983) was a cultivated, refined, unpretentious, modest man who was reluctant to give speeches and to hold conferences. Traditional in his way of life but ready to impart his body of artistic knowledge to his students, he was also a demanding teacher and a caustic critic of, plainly said, bad art.
He was born to Jesus Quizpez Asín, a physician, and Maria Elvira More and was the second of four brothers: Jesus, Jose Luis, and Alfredo. He had one child, Néstor Andres, who was born of his relationship with Olga Serna.
From a very early age, Carlos Quizpez Asín showed his inclination to drawing. At age fifteen he
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