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Frida Kahlo en Coyoacán, MéxicoBy Leo Matiz

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US$ 3,500


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1943

C-Print, Pigment print on fiine art paper

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Dimensions: 83.8cm (H) x 64.8cm (W) x 2.5cm (D) / 33" (H) x 25.5" (W) x 1" (D)

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Frida Kahlo en Coyoacán México by Leo Matiz
Image size: 23.5 in. H x 15.5 in. W
Frame size: 33 in. H x 25.5 in. W
1943

Black and white photography. Unique Exhibition print.
Framed
“Printed later by the Leo Matiz Estate"
All photographs are accompanied by a " Leo Matiz Estate" certificate of originality and a label.

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Leo Matiz summarized his artistic pursuits by saying: “I am a painter because of activism, photographer because of hunger, and crazy because of talent.” Indeed, Matiz began his career as a caricaturist for political and literary publications, with a keen eye for the gesture, features, and scathing humor. These illustrations were particularly influenced by the work of Gustave Doré, George Grosz, Nadar, and Guadalupe Posada. He later began working as a photojournalist in Mexico for a number of international publications but began to use the medium to explore more artistic themes. His keenness for caricature served him well in his photographic portraiture, for which he is best recognized today. Matiz’s subjects included Frida Kahlo, Diego Rivera, David Alfaro Siqueiros, José Clemente Orozco, Marc Chagall, and Pablo Neruda.

 



Artist Profile

Born: 1917
Hometown: Aracataca
Based in: Bogotá, Colombia (d. 1998)

Leo Matiz summarized his artistic pursuits by saying: “I am a painter because of activism, photographer because of hunger, and crazy because of talent.” Indeed, Matiz began his career as a caricaturist for political and literary publications, with a keen eye for the gesture, features, and scathing humor. These illustrations …

 

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