Rubén Torres Llorca
Rubén Torres Llorca (b. Havana, 1957). He studied at the San Alejandro Academy of Fine Arts and at the Higher Institute of Art, both in Havana. He exhibited at Volumen I (1981), the iconic exhibition that revolutionized Cuban art. Some of his solo exhibitions are: “One Of Us Can Be Wrong And Other Essays” (Juan Ruiz Gallery, Miami, 2012), “The Names Have Been Changed to Protect the Guilty” (Museo de Arte de Puerto Rico, San Juan, 2008), “Una historia para niños basada en un crimen real” (Centro Cultural Español, Miami, 2007), “Easy to Built/Modelo para armar” (Frost Museum of Art, Miami, 2006). He has participated at several group exhibitions such as, I and III Havana Biennials, Sao Paulo Biennial (1989), “Kuba OK” (Stadtische Kunsthalle, Dusseldorf, Germany, 1990), “Iconocracia” (CAAM, 2015), “ConTexto” (Museo Universitario Universidad de Antioquia, Medellin, 2016). His work is part of the collections of the Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes (Havana), Ludwig Forum Fur Internationale Kunst (Aachen, Germany), Museo del Barrio (New York), Miami Art Museum, Frost Museum of Art (Miami), among others.
Rubén Torres Llorca, Hand painted ceramic, 2020, 15” ø.