Gato Callejero - Cuba (Stray Cat - Cuba) by Manuel Diaz Rosario

Gato Callejero - Cuba (Stray Cat - Cuba) by Manuel Diaz Rosario

Gato Callejero - Cuba (Stray Cat - Cuba)

Manuel Diaz Rosario

Title

Gato Callejero - Cuba (Stray Cat - Cuba)

 
Artist
Year
c. 2000  
Technique
blockprint on heavy handmade paper 
Image Size
7 1/2 x 10 1/16" image size 
Signature
pencil, lower right 
Edition Size
not stated 
Annotations
pencil titled; on verso: "Proyecto Comunitanio (Muraleando)" 
Reference
 
Paper
thick, pale-blue tinted wove 
State
published 
Publisher
artist 
Inventory ID
23126 
Price
$225.00 
Description

Rosario is a self-taught artist and printmaker, and is vice coordinator of the Muraleando community project in Havana, Cuba. He has held 8 collective exhibitions and his works are in private collections in the USA, Germany, Canada, Cuba, Italy, France and other countries.

"Muraleando" refers to the Proyecto Cultural Muraleando, a community art project and gallery in the Luyano neighborhood of Havana, known for its promotion of children's exposure to the arts. A former dump site, it was appropriated from the city by artist Manuel Baldrich, who slowly transformed it into a haven for street artists and local children to create and take workshops on painting, printmaking, sculpture, and more. It soon became a destination for tourists.