Armando de Armas Romero
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|Armando de Armas Romero|
|Born||November 27, 1914
|Died||May 25, 1981
De Armas studied between 1957 and 1959 at the Escuela de Artes y Oficios in Havana, Cuba; but is considered a self-taught artist. Between 1930 and 1950 he worked as postal employee, construction worker and trader in Havana, Cuba. He was also a scenographer with Manolo Roig of the Teatro Martí, Havana, Cuba between 1957 to 1959.
- 1975 - "Exposición de Paisajes de Armando de Armas" at the Galería de La Rampa, Hotel Habana Libre, Havana, Cuba
- 1978 - "Paisajes Cubanos del Pintor Armando de Armas", at the Casa de la Cultura de Plaza, Havana, Cuba.
- 1972 - "III Trienal de Arte Insito (Naif)" at the Slovak National Gallery in Bratislava, Czechoslovakia
- 1972–1973 - "8 Primitive Painters", Copenhagen, Denmark; Belgrade, Yugoslavia; Prague, Czechoslovakia; Warsaw, Poland; Pushkin Museum, Moscow, Russia; Szépmúvészeti Museum, Budapest, Hungary; Bucharest, Rumania and Sofia, Bulgaria).
- 1976 - “Eleven Cuban Primitive Artist”; Expo de Jamaica, Kingston, Jamaica
- 1978 - "11 Pintores Ingenuos de Cuba" at the Palacio de Bellas Artes in Mexico City, México
- 1982 - "Artistas Populares de Cuba" in Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes de La Habana
His works can be found in the permanent collection of:
- Sujatha Fernandes; Cuba Represent!: Cuban Arts, State Power, and the Making of New Revolutionary Cultures(Duke University Press, 2006)
- Jose Veigas-Zamora, Cristina Vives Gutierrez, Adolfo V. Nodal, Valia Garzon, Dannys Montes de Oca; Memoria: Cuban Art of the 20th Century; (California/International Arts Foundation 2001); ISBN 978-0-917571-11-4
- Jose Viegas; Memoria: Artes Visuales Cubanas Del Siglo Xx; (California International Arts 2004); ISBN 978-0-917571-12-1 (Spanish)
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