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Rigoberto Astupuma

Born in 1978, studied painting at art school Cristobal Rojas in Caracas, and then pursue degrees at the University of Studies of Armando Reveron Fine Arts where he graduated as a BA in fine arts painting mention. 

His approach is based on figurative painting, developing the theme in contemporary still life from a social vision at the same time intimate.

Thomas Golding

It was born in Caracas in 1909. He takes classes of painter Antonio Alcántara, and in 1922 it Entered the Academy of Beautiful Arts of Caracas. It continued his formation in New York in the Cooper Union Academy, and in 1931 it returned to Venezuela Definitively.

Its work can be landscaped Located within the School of Caracas, baroque Being Considered MOST of them, always worried about the movement and the light, in a very characteristic style.

It made several single ones in the Museum of Beautiful Arts, That institution in 1967 dedicated a retrospective one to him.

Trino Orozco

Prominent painter, art Considered by critics as one of the best watercolor artists from Venezuela, born in Humocaro Alto, Moran village in the municipality of Lara state, on 9 January 1915, the son of Trinidad Orozco and Maria Antonia Sanchez. I Attended primary school in his hometown and, like his brother José Rafael Orozco was destined to study for priesthood at the Seminary Divina Pastora Barquisimeto, where I Remained only four years without Proposed Achieving the goal, and That Their inclination for painting led him to withdraw from the center, against the family wishes.

Travel to Caracas in 1930, and Studied at the School of Visual Arts at night, Because in the day had to work to cover Their expenses, there is studying the human figure, nude, still life, the composition, is Rafael teachers Monasteries, Mark Castillo, Cruz Alvarez Sales. In 1931 I made his first religious box Entitled "The Baptism of Jesus" Belonging to the Church today Humocaro Alto.

In 1932 I Traveled to Valencia, where I Achieved an intellectual environment conducive to Continuing to paint, make friends with: Felipe Herrera Vial, Luis Augusto Nuñez, Braulio Salazar, Leopoldo La Madriz, Castor Vasquez, Luis Ramon Hill and others. It starts at the art of watercolor landscapes painted a series of impressionist vision Valencia.

On the basis of 1.934 exhibits his work in Caracas, Valencia, Acarigua, his first exhibition in Barquisimeto in the year 1935, Which is Reviewed in The Press: "The first exhibition of the young painter Trine Orozco, Social Center sponsored ... by The Ateneo de Barquisimeto ... "(The Press, 29 November 1935, No. 10281, p. 4). It was commented by Lino Iribarren Celis, Antonio Castellanos, Eloy Machado and Luis Gustavo Matute Heredia, in the Local Press.

His work is worthy of valuable comments on the art world example cites an article Entitled "Questions of Art: Artistic Values ​​larenses" by Hermann Garmendia in driving, Which Refers to a comment from the National Magazine Culture in its last two issues, Which AIMS " outstanding ... as lyrical chromatic note of his tendency to interpret art as a social function. " (The Press, March 25, 1940, No. 11487, p. 3). He adds Garmendia "The human figures are relentless Orozco. Exhibit an overwhelming misery at the bottom of a squalid landscape, flirting sober color ...."

Within this interpretation of art as a social function, we highlight the Following works: "Nobody's Children" and "Shine" in 1938, in the year 1954 painting "Portrait of My Daughter" and the figure of Christ "Gethsemane" is impressive in its drama. In this order, founded in Carora art school, where classes would give students Both humble and wealthy. Taught at the Federal College of Barquisimeto in the Absence of the artist Rafael Monasteries.

Then I travels to Europe, Especially Spain, where it Relates to persons connected with the Arts and culture, including: Luis Alfredo Lopez Mendez, horizon, Hector Villalobos, Mario Briceño Iragorry, Rafael Arráiz and others, visited many museums.

His career earned him commendable Numerous accolades, awards and distinctions Granted by government and private Institutions, Their Work product of an artistic effort, and makes him a positive example and encouragement to the youth of today and yesterday. Finally dies at age 79, in Barquisimeto on 3 October 1994.

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