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Alexis Kcho

 (born 1970)
Alexis Leiva Machado Kcho is active/lives in Cuba.  Alexis Kcho is known for seaside iconography found object sculpture, and drawing.

Biography  
Alexis Kcho


Kcho (sometimes spelled "K'cho"), was born 'Alexis Leyva Machado on the Isla de Pinos (1970) and became a contemporary Cuban artist.  He has had art showings around the world. He first attracted international attention by winning the grand prize at South Korea's Kwangju Biennial in 1995.

He graduated from the National School of Fine Arts, Havana, in 1990, after which he was awarded the Saiz Brothers Association Prize. In 1996, he began exhibiting his work at the National Centre of Contemporary Art (Montreal, Canada), the Museum of Contemporary Art (LA, USA; 1997) and the Reina Sofia National Museum (Madrid; 2000).

In 1992, Kcho was made a member of the Jury of the National Salon of the National Museum Palace of Fine Arts  ...  Displaying 750 of 3744 characters.



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About  Alexis Kcho

Born:  1970 - Isla de Pinos, Cuba
Known for:  seaside iconography found object sculpture, and drawing