Tomás Sánchez

Cuba, 1948


Tomás Sánchez was born in Cuba in 1948. Sánchez was educated at the Academia de San Alejandro and the National School for Art in Havana. He was associated with the neo-figuration movement of Cuba in the 1960s and 1970s and was awarded the Joan Miró prize. Sánchez is best recognized for his paintings of carefully detailed tropical landscapes. His paintings of idealistic landscapes are contrasted by his depictions of garbage sites which he uses to criticize the contamination of the environment. The artist currently lives in South Florida and Costa Rica.

Artworks by Tomás Sánchez