Thursday, 25 July 2013

Argentina: León Ferrari has died

Argentine artist León Ferrari has died at the age of 92. His polemical works are some of the best-known art to deal with the country's dictatorship.

Here he is next to one of this best-known works, La civilización occidental y cristiana. I think we can already see why he wasn't one of the Catholic Church's favourite artists. Personally, I think his work is fantastic. Here is "Alfredo Astiz (Photo: AFP, file Grinberg) + Drawing by Leonardo da Vinci, 1489" (source).

Murió el reconocido artista León Ferrari (La Nación)
Murió León Ferrari, el artista que cuestionó a las instituciones (Clarin)
Murió León Ferrari (Pagina/12)

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