Angel Acosta Leon

Cuban Art Angel Acosta LeónAngel Acosta León
Period: Modern
1930 – 1964

Rostros y Cruces

(Faces and Crosses), 1959,

oil on masonite

16 1/2 x 29 3/4 inches

“Acosta León’s figurative space has barely been considered within the rhetoric of representation of what constitutes a national notion. Evaluated more in terms of personal and epochal circumstances, his objects and machines are characterized as referring to the nation and are seen almost exclusively from this perspective. Rarely are they discussed or thought of as other non-temporal symbols of what is Cuban…”

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