Piki Mendizabal - Letra del Ano (Ritual Babalawo), 2020 (detail)

Piki Mendizabal

Cuba 1982

Painting

www.pikimendizabal.com

Piki Mendizabal
Male
Cuba
1982
March 13, 2013
Art somehow explains a lot that's happening in the world right now. Feel free to contact me at nikola.milosevic777@gmail.com

Piki Mendizabal is a Cuban artist whose paintings are often set in his native Habana Vieja where everyday hardships intersect with the city’s cultural legacy. He emigrated to the US in 2008, settling in New Orleans two years later.

Featured image: Piki Mendizabal – Letra del Año (Ritual Babalawo), 2020 (detail). Oil on canvas. 30 × 48 in. 76.2 × 121.9 cm. This is a unique work. Photo courtesy Jonathan Ferrara Gallery