Hector Lombana

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Hector Lombana
Hector Lombana.jpg
Born (1930-03-03)3 March 1930
Died 19 October 2008(2008-10-19) (aged 78)
Santa Marta
Nationality Colombian
Known for Sculpture

Hector Lombana Piñeres, (8 March 1930, Riofrío – 19 October 2008, Santa Marta) was a Colombian sculptor, painter, and architect from Riofrío, Magdalena.[1]

One of the most prolific sculptors in history, his works present all over the world, with monuments present in the cities of Cartagena de Indias, Santa Marta, Cali, Barrancabermeja, Bucaramanga, Honda, Cimitarra, and Villavicencio in Colombia, Penonomé and Panama City in Panama, and Coral Gables in Florida, United States. Famous examples include 'El Cangrejo' (The Crab), 'Los Zapatos Viejos' (Old Shoes), 'India Catalina', el 'Sendero Yuma' (Path of the Yuma), 'Monumento a la Solidaridad' (Monument to Solidarity), among others.


  1. ^ Otero, José (20 October 2008). "Fallece escultor Lombana" (in Spanish). La Prensa. Retrieved 10 July 2012. 

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