Wifredo Lam

(cubain, 1902 - 1982)

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Wifredo Lam

Untitled, 1962

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Born in La Sagua La Grande, Villa la Clara, Cuba
Attended Escuela de Bellas Artes, Havana, Cuba
1920 - 1923
Attended the Acadamia San Atejandra, Havana, Cuba
Moved to Madrid, Spain
1924 - 1928
Free Academy, Madrid, Spain
Moved to Paris, France, and became associated with the Surrealists
Worked with Picasso, France
Moved back to Cuba
Received First Prize at the Salone Nacionale in Havana, Cuba
Received the Gold Medal for foreign painters in Premlo Lissone, Rome, Italy
named member of the Graham Foundation for Advanced Study in Fine Art, Chicago, IL


Fire Tongues - Galerie Gmurzynska - St. Moritz, St. Moritz
Do You Know My Age? - Wissen Sie Mein Alter? - Factory-Art - Berlin, Berlin
L'Art en Guerre, France 1938-1947 - De Picasso a Dubuffet - Musée d´Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris - MAM/ARC, Paris
The Supersurrealism - Moderna Museet Malmö, Malmö
20th Century Masters - Standard Bank Gallery, Johannesburg
Aimé Césaire, Lam, Picasso - Nous nous sommes trouvés - Galeries nationales du Grand Palais, Paris
The Good, The Bad, The Ugly? - Molaa Museum of Latin American Art, Long Beach, CA
Afro Modern: Journeys through the Black Atlantic - Tate Liverpool, Liverpool, UK
Surrealism and the Museum of Dreams - Castellani Art Museum, Lewiston, NY
Bilderträume. Die Sammlung Ulla und Heiner Pietzsch - Neue Nationalgalerie, Berlin
Picasso, Matisse, Dubuffet, Bacon... - Les modernes s’exposent au musée des Beaux-Arts - Musée des Beaux-Arts de Lyon, Lyon
Echo: Eight San Francisco Artists Respond to Surrealist Masterworks - Frey Norris Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Wifredo Lam - Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Monterrey MARCO, Monterrey, NL (solo)
Wilfredo Lam - Molaa Museum of Latin American Art, Long Beach, CA (solo)
Wifredo Lam in North America - MAM - Miami Art Museum, Miami, FL
Wifredo Lam in North America - Haggerty Museum of Art, Milwaukee, WI (solo)
Wilfredo Lam - Galerie Boulakia, Paris (solo)
1994 - 1995
Wifredo Lam - Drawings: Interlude Marseille - Latin American Masters, Beverly Hills, CA (solo)
Wifredo Lam - Gana Art Center , Seoul (solo)
Wifredo Lam - K20 Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen - am Grabbeplatz, Dusseldorf (solo)

Collections publiques

Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, France
Centro Medeco, Havana, Cuba
Moderna Museet, Stockholm, Denmark
Musee d'Art Moderne de la Ville, Paris, France
Museum Boyrnans-van-Beuningen, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
National Galerie, Berlin, Germany
Stedelijk van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven, The Netherlands
Tate Gallery, London, UK