Mario Carreño  (Cuban, 1913-1999) 

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Mario Carreño Biography
1913   Born in Havana, Cuba on May 24
1931   Studied art at San Fernando School, Madrid, Spain
1938   Recipient, National Award in Painting, Havana, Cuba
1937 - 1939   Attended Academy Julian, Paris, France
1956   Recipient, Guggenheim International Award, New York, NY
1982   Recipient, National Prize of Art of Chile, Santiago de Chile, Chile
1987   Recipient, Cintas Foundation Fellowship, New York, NY
1999   Died in Santiago, Chile on December 20
Selected Exhibitions
2000   Exposición en Homenaje a Mario Carreño, Galería de Arte Patricia Ready, Santiago de Chile, Chile (solo)
1978   Mario Carreño: Pinturas, Museo de Bellas Artes de Caracas, Caracas, Venezuela (solo)
1952   XXVI Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy
1951   São Paulo Art Biennial, São Paulo, Brazil
1947   Carreño: Recent Paintings, Perls Galleries, New York, NY
1943   The Latin American Collection, Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
1932   Exposición Única de Pintores y Escultores Cubanos, Lyceum, Havana, Cuba
1930   Mario Carreño, Salón de Merás y Rico, Havana, Cuba (solo)
Selected Public Collections
  Metropolitan Museum and Art Center, Coral Gables, FL
  Colección D.O.P. by Fundacion D.O.P., Paris, France
  Museo de Bellas Artes, Santiago, Chile
  Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes de La Habana, Havana, Cuba
  Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
  Carrol Reece Museum, East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN
Literature
2012   Mario Carreño Selected Works/Obras Selectas 1936/1957 published by Torna & Prado Fine Art Collection (2012) written in collaboration with the National Museum of Fine Arts in Havana Cuba

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