José Luis Cuevas


 
 

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José Luis Cuevas (1934 - 2017) was a famous Mexican artist known for his often figurative paintings, drawings and prints. He was one of the most prominent Mexican artists to break away from the politically charged ideology of the Mexican Mural movement, often depicting intimate scenes of men and women. He was born and died in Mexico City.


AVAILABLE WORKS


Opium Den

Artist: José Luis Cuevas
Title: Opium Den
Medium: pen and watercolor on paper
Date: 1981
Size: 10.25 inches x 9.5 inches (26 cm x 24 cm)
Signed


Retrato

Artist: José Luis Cuevas
Title: Retrato
Medium: pen, pencil and wash on paper
Date: 1980
Size: 11.75 inches x 9 inches (30 cm x 23 cm)
Signed


New York Police Station

Artist: José Luis Cuevas
Title: Self-portrait with José Gomez Sicre at the New York Police Station
Medium: Mixed Media on Paper
Date: 1968
Size:   27 inches x 39 inches (68 cm x 99 cm)
Signed

This video depicts Robert Mc Donald presenting New York Police Station by José Luis Cuevas at the Mexican Museum in San Francisco for an exhibition titled, Mexico in San Francisco: Works on Paper from Diego Rivera to Alejandro Santiago (2017/2018).


Prostituta I

Artist: José Luis Cuevas
Title: Zona Roja de Acapulco ‘Prostituta I’
Medium: Ink on Paper
Date: 1972
Size:   12 inches x 9 inches (30.5 cm x 23 cm)
Signed


Self-Portrait with Woman

Artist: José Luis Cuevas
Title: Self-Portrait with Woman
Medium: Mixed Media on Paper
Date: 1982
Size: 10.43 inches x 10.43 inches (26.50 cm x 26.50 cm)
Signed


Retrato de Sibelius y su Esposa

Artist: José Luis Cuevas
Title: Retrato de Sibelius y su esposa
Medium: Unknown
Date: 1981
Size:  10.43 inches x 8.27 inches (26 cm x 21 cm)
Signed


Autoportrait Avec Model

Artist: José Luis Cuevas
Title: Autoportrait Avec Model
Medium: Ink on Paper
Date: 1973
Size: 18 inches x 12 inches (46 cm x 30 cm)
Signed


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