George Adams Gallery

Luis Cruz Azaceta

(American/Cuban, b. 1942)

abandoned by luis cruz azaceta

Luis Cruz Azaceta

Abandoned, 1986

aids count ii by luis cruz azaceta

Luis Cruz Azaceta

AIDS Count II, 1988

arsenal by luis cruz azaceta

Luis Cruz Azaceta

Arsenal, 1978

latin american victims of dictators by luis cruz azaceta

Luis Cruz Azaceta

Latin American Victims of Dictators, 1987

self portrait of throwing the devil out by luis cruz azaceta

Luis Cruz Azaceta

Self Portrait of Throwing the Devil Out, 1981

self portrait: spitting bullets by luis cruz azaceta

Luis Cruz Azaceta

Self Portrait: Spitting Bullets, 1980

Biography

Timeline

1942
Born in Havana, Cuba
1960
Emigrated to the U.S.
1967
Acquired U.S. Citizenship
1969
School of Visual Arts, New York, NY
1972
Cintas Foundation, Institute of International Education, New York, NY
1975 - 1976
Cintas Foundation, Institute of International Education, New York, NY
1980 - 1981
National Endowment for the Arts, Washington, DC
1981 - 1982
Creative Artist Public Service (CAPS), New York, NY
1984
Mira! Canadian Club Hispanic Award
1985
National Endowment for the Arts, Washington, DC

Exhibitions

2012
“Under the Influence: The Comics,” Edith Alstchul Lehman College Gallery, Bronx, NY
“RAW,” Homespace Gallery, New Orleans, LA,
“Painting Borges,” Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Art Gallery, Worchester, MA
2011 - 2012
Latin America: Art and Confrontation 1920-2010, Museo del Palacio de Bellas Artes, Mexico City; Museo de Arte del Banco de Republica/Museo de Arte Moderna de Medellin; Museo Arocena, Torreon Coah
2011
Shifting States,” Arthur Roger Gallery, New Orleans (solo)
“Self Portraits: Watercolors and Drawings 1977-1981,” George Adams Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
2010
EXILE 50, Arthur Roger Gallery, New Orleans, LA (solo)
Trajectories/Trayectorias, Pan American Art Projects, Miami, FL (solo)
Swimming to Havana, New Orleans Museum of Art, New Orleans, LA (solo)
Ambulatory: Museum Plan, Emmanuel Gallery, Colorado University Museum, Denver, CO (solo)

Public Collections

The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
Jack S. Blanton Museum of Art, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX
Greenville County art Museum, Greenville, SC
Harlem Art Collections, State Office Building, New York, NY
Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, CA
The Howard Farber Cuban Art Collection, New York, NY
The Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock, AR
Allen Memorial Art Museum, Oberlin College, OH
Alternative Museum, New York, NY
Tucson Museum of Art, Tucson, AZ