Armando de Armas Romero

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Armando de Armas Romero
Born November 27, 1914
Havana, Cuba
Died May 25, 1981(1981-05-25) (aged 66)
Havana, Cuba
Occupation Painter

Armando de Armas Romero (November 27, 1914 in Havana, Cuba – May 25, 1981 in Havana, Cuba) was a Cuban painter.

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 and 1959.

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Collective exhibitions[edit]


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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