Luis Cruz Azaceta





     
 

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LUIS CRUZ AZACETA

Born in Havana, Cuba in 1942.
U. S. Citizenship, 1967
Lives and works in New Orleans.

EDUCATION:
School of Visual Arts, New York, NY

SOLO EXHIBITIONS:
2001 Prayers-Beads-Cells, Arthur Roger Gallery, New Orleans
Mapping, Fredric Snitzer Gallery, Miami
Adrift, Generous Miracles Gallery, New York
2002 Structuring Fear, Galeria Ramis Barquet, New York* ...




¿Happy, deadly,¿ interjects Luis Cruz Azaceta with a burst of enthusiasm. We are standing in his spacious studio warehouse on Tchoupitoulas Street in New Orleans next to The mighty Mississippi river perusing two paintings targeted for his New York exhibition. I ask him the title of the larger painting on unstretched canvas, a vertical work with shallow luminous space that recedes behind strings of flaring orbs. The painting has mystery. ¿Lights,¿ he says pointing to the glowing orbs ¿Lights p...