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Magnificent and fragile

Rabindranat Díaz
San Juan , Puerto Rico

About the Artist

This artist has established a strong mark in Puerto Rican contemporary art. He is recognized as one of the island’s most original painters. His first solo exhibition PORTORIsenses, 1996, received an award from the Puerto Rico Chapter of the International Association of Art Critics for Best First Exhibition of an artist. With the use of elemental figures he produces theatrical critiques of contemporary life which outline a comical characterization of that which is earthly and human. With corporal distortions and anatomical exaggerations Díaz creates an antihero, product of being witness of a…

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About the Artist

This artist has established a strong mark in Puerto Rican contemporary art. He is recognized as one of the island’s most original painters. His first solo exhibition PORTORIsenses, 1996, received an award from the Puerto Rico Chapter of the International Association of Art Critics for Best First Exhibition of an artist. With the use of elemental figures he produces theatrical critiques of contemporary life which outline a comical characterization of that which is earthly and human. With corporal distortions and anatomical exaggerations Díaz creates an antihero, product of being witness of a times immerse in a plot of dark humor.

He Was born in 1972 in San Sebastián, Puerto Rico. Has lived and worked in San Juan, New York, Madrid and Miami

Artist’s Work

Magnificent and fragile
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Magnificent and Fragile

By Rabindranat Díaz

Little streams flow
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Little stream's flow

By Rabindranat Díaz

Inner child 2
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Inner Child

By Rabindranat Díaz

The stay
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The Stay

By Rabindranat Díaz

Tipos timidos temidos
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Tipos Timidos, Temidos...

By Rabindranat Díaz

Show view series gente co moon
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Show View Series "Gente Co Moon"

By Rabindranat Díaz

Fool that i am
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Little Pig

By Rabindranat Díaz

No me pidan calmadont ask me calm
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No me pidan calma(Don’t ask me calm)

By Rabindranat Díaz

Selected Exhibitions

  • Galería National, Untitled Art Fair
    Miami Beach, Florida, 2017
  • Instituto de Cultura Puertorriqueña, Imagine r survivor, Mid-career exhibition
    San Juan, Puerto Rico, 2014
  • Museo de Arte de Ponce, Pasiones Contemporáneas, arte americano, europeo y latinoamericano de la colección Serapión & Belk
    Ponce, Puerto Rico, 2012
  • Museo de Arte Contemporáneo, Exposición de la Colección Reyes-Veray
    San Juan, Puerto Rico , 2010
  • Museo de Arte de Puerto Rico, Perspectiva puertorriqueña: Del rococó colonial al arte global
    San Juan, Puerto Rico, 2007

Education

  • Hunter College, City University of New York, MFA in Painting
    New York, New York,2002 
  • Escuela de Artes Plásticas de Puerto Rico, BFA in Painting
    San Juan, Puerto Rico,1996