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Oswaldo Guayasamin

 (1919 - 1999)
Oswaldo Guayasamin was active/lived in United States, Ecuador.  Oswaldo Guayasamin is known for painting.

Biography   Oswaldo Guayasamin


The following text was written and submitted by Jean Ershler Schatz, artist and researcher from Laguna Woods, California:

Oswaldo Guayasamin was born in 1919 in Quito, Ecuador.  He was the oldest of ten children in a poor family. He enrolled at Escuela Nacional de Bellas Artes in Quito against his father's wishes and studied architecture and painting.   

Guayasamin is a passionate, plump and indefatigable Ecuadorian Indian  (the name means " white bird flying" in Inca). He studied with Orozco and has a similar social consciousness, amounting to aching rage at Man's inhumanities, and a similar range of technique, from abstraction to hammer-blunt realism.  But his subject matter, Equad   ...  Displaying 750 of 1654 characters.

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