Agustin Cardenas

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Birthday
10, 1927
Birthplace
Cuba
Death Date
Feb 9, 2001 (73)
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
10, 1927
Birthplace
Cuba
Death Date
Feb 9, 2001 (73)

About

Cuban sculptor associated with the Surrealist movement in Paris. He was awarded the Ordre des Arts et des Lettres in France.

Before Fame

He studied under Juan José Sicre, and at Escuela Nacional de Bellas Artes “San Alejandro” in Havana.

Trivia

His work incorporated aspects of his African heritage and of Dogon totems.

Family Life

His family was descended from slaves from Senegal and the Congo.

Associated With

His work was influenced by Henry Moore.