Carlos Cruz-diez

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Birthday
17, 1923
Birthplace
Venezuela
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
17, 1923 (age 95)
Birthplace
Venezuela

About

Venezuelan kinetic and op artist whose work has been shown in the Sicardi Gallery in Houston, Texas and the Maxwell Davidson Gallery in New York, New York.

Before Fame

He studied the work of Georges Seurat and Josef Albers while he attended school.

Trivia

He was appointed for life as the president and member of the superior council of the "Museo de la Estampa y del Diseño Carlos Cruz-Diez" Foundation in Caracas in 1997.

Family Life

He comes from a Venezuelan family with whom he was raised until moving to Paris for work.

Associated With

He was the inspiration for fashion designer Miuccia Prada 's Prada boutiques that pay homage to him.