Flavio Garciandía is a visual artist born in Cuba in 1954. He is known for being one of the founders of the art group “Volumen Uno,” which emerged in the 1980s in Havana and was part of the Cuban New Figuration movement. Garciandia is recognized for his ability to combine elements of popular culture and art history in his work.
Throughout his career, he has exhibited his work in numerous solo and group exhibitions worldwide. His pieces are present in important museum collections such as the Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles (MOCA) and the National Museum of Fine Arts in Havana, among others.
Garciandia is a multidisciplinary artist, working in painting, sculpture, printmaking, photography, and performance. His work has been described as an ironic reflection on Cuban culture and its relationship with the Western world. Garciandia has been awarded several prizes, including the Cuban National Plastic Arts Award in 1990 and the Velázquez Visual Arts Prize in 2012.