Rafael Zarza is a Cuban artist who was born in Havana in 1944. He is a member of the generation of Cuban artists that emerged in the 1960s and 1970s.
Zarza’s artistic practice is characterized by a wide range of techniques and mediums, including painting, sculpture, and printmaking. His work often explores themes related to the social and political realities of contemporary Cuba, as well as issues of identity, history, and memory.
Zarza is a prolific artist who has exhibited his work extensively in Cuba and abroad. His art has been featured in exhibitions at the National Museum of Fine Arts in Havana, the Museum of Modern Art in New York, and the Venice Biennale, among others.
Zarza’s contributions to Cuban art have been recognized with numerous awards and honors, including the National Visual Arts Award in Cuba. His legacy as an artist continues to influence the contemporary art scene in Cuba and beyond, and his dedication to exploring the complexities of Cuban society through his art has earned him a reputation as one of Cuba’s most important artists.