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

Piki Mendizabal

March 13, 2013

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