Salvador Corratgé

Salvador Corratgé (1928- 2014) was born in Havana and became a founding member of Los Diez Pintores Concretos (the Ten Concrete Painters) group – abstractionists who broke away from Cuban figurative traditions. He studied at Aplicadas anexa a la Academia de San Alejandro from 1949-1950 and at the University of Havana from 1950- 1951. His work was shown in solo exhibitions at Latin Art Core, Miami (2014); the Centro Provincial de Artes Plásticas, Holguín (2007); the Museo de Arte Cubano, Havana (2007); the Museo Universitario Contemporáneo de Arte, Mexico (1996); and Edificio Histórico de la Universidad de Oviedo in Spain (1995). Corratgé has exhibited in group shows including the Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes (1994, 2002); the International Graphic Biennial, Maastricht (1993); the 2nd Biennale of Ceramics, Havana (1991); the Taipei Fine Arts Museum (1986); the 2nd Biennial Interamericana, Mexico (1960;, and 1st Biennial of Painting and Printmaking in Mexico (1958).

Salvador Corratgé, Fragments of a Symphony, 1970, watercolor on paper, 24 x 20”
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