Francisco Lázaro Antigua (b. La Habana, Cuba, 1920 - 1983). He studied from 1938 to 1942 and from 1956 to 1959 at the “San Alejandro” National School of Fine Arts, Havana, CUBA. In 1959 she obtained the scholarship for Sculpture Studies in Italy, awarded by the General Directorate of Culture, Ministry of Education. From 1953 to 1955 he was a founding member of the “Los Once” Group, Havana, CUBA.
The Kendall Art Cultural Center (KACC), dedicated the past six years to the preservation and promotion of contemporary art and artists, and to the exchange of art and ideas throughout Miami and South Florida, as well as abroad. Through an energetic calendar of exhibitions, programs, and its collections, KACC provides an international platform for the work of established and emerging artists, advancing public appreciation and understanding of contemporary art.
The Rodríguez collection is a blueprint of Cuban art and its diaspora. Within the context of the new MoCA-Americas the collection becomes an invaluable visual source for Diaspora identity. It represents a different approach to art history to try to better understand where we come from to better know where we are heading.Read More