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Trujillo, Guillermo (1927–)

Trujillo, Guillermo (1927–)

Guillermo Trujillo (b. 1927), Panamanian artist. Trujillo completed a degree in architecture in Panama in 1953 and continued his studies in Spain at the San Fernando Academy, the Moncloa School of Ceramics, and the Escuela Superior de Arquitectura. From 1959 to 1988, he was a professor in the School of Architecture at the University of Panama.

Trujillo is an accomplished painter, sculptor, ceramist, printmaker, and draftsman, with a personal style and iconography rooted in the indigenous cultures and traditions of Panama. Initially he was influenced by Spanish informalism and considered part of the Latin American neofigurative movement, and his paintings cover a wide range, from social satires such as Los Comisionados (1964) to landscapes and semi-abstractions based on botanical or archaeological themes, like Paisaje No. 3 (1972).

See alsoArt: The Twentieth Century .

BIBLIOGRAPHY

Mónica Kupfer, A Panamanian Artist, Guillermo Trujillo: The Formative Years (M.A. thesis, Tulane University, 1983).

P. Prados, El Paraíso Perdido de Guillermo Trujillo (1990); Guillermo Trujillo: Retrospectiva (catalogue from the Museo de Arte Contemporáneo, Panama, 1993).

Additional Bibliography

Juan, Adelaida de. "De Trujillo a Matta." Casa de las Américas 23 (July-August 1982): 99-100.

Kupfer, Monica E and Edward J. Sullivan. Crosscurrents: Contemporary Painting from Panama, 1968–1988. New York: Americas Society Art Gallery, 1998.

Samos, Adrienne and Tania Iglesias. Panama contemporáneo: 15 artistas panameños. Panamá: Museo de Arte Contemporáneo, 2001.

                                       Monica E. Kupfer

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