Juan Carlos Alom (Cuba, 1964)
‘Estudio anatotécnico para abandonar una isla’, 2004
photoengraving on paper
30 x 22.1 in. (76 x 56 cm.)
Edition of 106
ID: ALO1534-008-106
Hand-signed by author in pencil

$ 1,500

1 in stock

“Juan Carlos Alom is a Cuban contemporary artist who was born in Havana in 1964. He is best known for his photographic work, which focuses on urban life and popular culture in Cuba.
Alom began his career as a photographer in the 1980s and quickly distinguished himself for his unique approach and ability to capture the complexity and beauty of everyday life in Cuba. His work often presents contrasts between cultural richness and material poverty on the island.
Some of his most notable exhibitions include “”Aire de Luz”” in 1999, which showcased his work at the Havana Biennial, and “”La Mirada Iracunda”” in 2005, at the National Art Gallery of Havana. His work has been exhibited worldwide, including in the United States, Europe, and Latin America.
Alom has received numerous awards and recognition for his work, including the National Visual Arts Award of Cuba in 2008. His work is held in public and private collections worldwide, including the Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía in Madrid and the Museum of Modern Art in New York.
Alom’s photographic work often portrays the streets and urban life of Havana and the people who live in the city. He is particularly interested in the way that people interact with their environment and with each other. Through his work, Alom seeks to capture the essence of the Cuban spirit and way of life. His legacy as an artist continues to influence the contemporary art scene in Cuba and beyond.”