Born in Getxo, Euskadi (Spain) in 1938, José-Maria Cundin’s professional trajectory expands more than a half century. Esteemed as an outstanding advocate of the historical Avant Garde in his native Basque Country, his first one-man show was in Bogota, Colombia, where he lived during the ’5Os and created wide-ranging projects.Cundin established residence in the United States in 1958 in New York. Before settling in New Orleans in 1964, where he is regarded with renown, he worked in Paris and Brugge, Belgium. In the ‘70’s he spent long periods working and teaching in Mexico.Presently he resides in Folsom, Louisiana.
His ongoing projects include THE OBELISTIC PRESENCES, an exhaustive visual metaphorical narrative using as the actor and conveyor, the Obelisk.
Gouache on cardboard of a priest flying an angel like a kite, with perhaps a monastery or church in the background, c.1960. Artwork measures 7 1/2″ x 20″.
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