Esperanza Cortes - Purple Heart, 2020 (detail)

Esperanza Cortes /   Esperanza Cortés

Colombia 1957

Installation, Sculpture, Painting

Esperanza Cortes
Esperanza Cortés
March 16, 2013
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Esperanza Cortés is a Colombian-born visual artist based in New York, whose paintings, sculptures and installations explore the themes of social injustice and cultural invisibility.

Featured image: Esperanza Cortés – Purple Heart, 2020 (detail). Clay, amethyst, chains. 10 × 6 × 6 in. 25.4 × 15.2 × 15.2 cm. This is a unique work. Photo courtesy Jonathan Ferrara Gallery