Pedro De Oraá

de Oraá, Pedro Cuba (1931 -2020) Pedro de Oraá, was a Cuban visual artist, known for his contributions to the Cuban abstract movement of concretism in the 1950s. He was a painter, art critic, poet, narrator, essayist and designer. . He studied at the San Alejandro National School of Fine Arts, 1952. He is linked to the Los Once group, 1957. He founded and directed together with Loló Soldevilla the Color-Luz Gallery (1958-1961). He is a member of the group 10 Concrete Painters, (1962-1964). His works are in the National Museum of Fine Arts, Cuba; as well as in other public and private collections in Latin America, the United States and Europe. He is a founding member of UNEAC and the International Association of Plastic Artists. Among the recognitions he received throughout his artistic career are the 2015 National Prize for Plastic Arts, the most important award in that specialty in Cuba, the 2011 National Book Design Prize and the Youth Teacher Award, awarded in 2019 by the Hermanos Saíz Association. His pieces can be found in the collections of the National Museum of Fine Arts in Havana, the Museo Universitario del Chopo (Mexico City), the Godwin Ternbach Museum at Queens College University in New York, and the Museum of Finest Cuban Arts , from Vienna (Austria).

Personal  Exhibitions

Group Show Concrete Cuba
• David Zwirner – London
…the path is made by walking
• Great Theater of Havana
Behind the wall
• Havana Malecon
On site
• Online Exhibition
On site
• Online Exhibition
• National Museum of Fine Arts of Cuba – MNBA
Complementary opposites II
• Villa Manuela Art Gallery

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