DescriptionCARLOS TRILLO (Cuban, b. 1941)
De la serie: Manhattan 9/11 despues (Manhattan After 9/11), 2008
Mixed media on canvas
28-1/4 x 22-3/4 inches (71.8 x 57.8 cm)
Signed and dated lower right: Trillo / 08
Inscribed verso: Para Julito y Rosse / con afectos / Trillo / 2008
Carlos Trillo is considered a self-taught painter. He lived in New York City from 1954-61. He currently resides in Havana, Cuba. He is a member of the Espacio 5, a Cuban artistic movement. Trillo's work has been featured in multiple exhibitions including the Exposicion de Pintura (1966); at the Galeria del Instituto Nacional de Turismo, Havana, Cuba; Pintores Cubanos (1982) at the Galeria IAO in the Universidad Veracruzana, Veracruz, Mexico; Por la Libertad y La Aministia Total (1984) at the Centro Culteral de Conde de Duque in Madrid, Spain, Maison des Sciences de L'Homme, Paris, France, Instituto de Bellas Artes, Mexico City, Mexico; Contemporary Cuban Art (1994) at the Westbeth Gallery, New York City; Cuban Art: The last 60 Years (1994) at Pan-American Gallery, Dallas, Texas; and Cuba Art and Soul (2007) Galeria El Museo, Santa Fe, New Mexico.
These works are part of a solo exhibition entitled, Manhattan 9/11, previously displayed at the La Acacia Gallery, Havana Cuba. The exhibition consisted of 20 works of various meda and sizes. During this exhibition, Trillo gave posthumous awards to the victims of September 11th.
Unlined canvas; areas of exposed canvas appear to be the artist's intent; not examined under UV light. Framed Dimensions 30.75 X 25.25 Inches
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