The works of Oswaldo Guayasamín

We can say that Oswaldo Guayasamín is the most important artist in Ecuador and one of the most important in Latin America. During his career, he developed several emblematic series that reflect his critical vision and his commitment to justice in which he reflected social problems of the continent through his works of art: The […]

Expressionism in Latin America and 5 exponents

Although expressionism in Latin America was the result of the contagion of the European avant-garde, it is a movement very much its own, as it generally highlights the nationalism and indigenism of the region. It is enough just to go through Latin American painting to evidence the existence of an expressionism of its own, which […]

A mural for the Spanish-American union

A 120-meter mural painted by the Ecuadorian artist Oswaldo Guayasamín witnessed the transit of thousands of people between Spain and Latin America for 41 years now. The mural, located in the Adolfo Suárez Madrid-Barajas international airport, in the Spanish capital, represents the endearing unity between Latin America and Spain. It is a mural made of […]

Homage to Guayasamín: Pain and Hope

Oswaldo Guayasamín is one of the most recognized representatives of Latin American plastic art. In 1999, the year of his death, he was declared the painter of Ibero-America by the 19th Ibero-American Summit of Heads of State. He fused the avant-garde of the beginning of the century, cubism and expressionism with a strong indigenous theme […]