Lázaro Saavedra

Lázaro Saavedra
May 5, 2015 ARTempo
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Artist's Statement

Passing through a humorous filter to quickly penetrate the eyes and display on the walls of the mind. The public are neurons, not eyes. Mental Massage, not visual. Just tickle the brain so that it smiles… thinking. A tool of thoughts and for thought.

Brief Bio

Born:  1964

Year of First Sale:  1990

Awards

2014: National Prize of Cuba for Fine Art, Havana, Cuba

2013: Impossibility Possible, Creative Workshop, Casa Daros, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil

2012: Premio Maretti, Fundación Valerio Riva, Naples, Italy

2004: Mattress Factory, Pittsburgh, PA, USA

2002: Artist in Residence, Christoph Merian Foundation, Basel, Switzerland

Collections

The Daros Latin America Collection – Daros Museum, Zurich, Switzerland; Ludwig Forum für Internationale Kunst, Aachen, Germany; Fundación Brownstone, Paris, France; Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, Havana, Cuba; The Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, Montreal, Canada; Cisneros-Fontanals Art Foundation (CIFO), Miami, FL, USA; The Farber Collection, USA; Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO), Toronto, Canada;