Felipe Castaneda is active/lives in Mexico. Felipe Castaneda is known for figural sculpture.
Biography Felipe Castaneda
The female forms that Felipe Castañeda creates out of marble, onyx, and bronze embody both the traditional and modern sensibilities of Mexico. Forms of motherhood and fertility evoking the pre-Columbian culture are coupled with an abstract, stylized interpretation of sensuality that is universal in its depiction of female beauty. Castañeda transforms his subjects' contemplative expressions and simple gestures into noble artistic expressions.
Castañeda was born in La Paloma in the state of Michoacán, an area rich in pre-Columbian artifacts. As a young man he made his way to Mexico City in order to participate in the country's more contemporary artistic culture. In 1958 he entered La Esmeralda Painting and Sculpture Academy of
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