Jesus Rafael Soto

1923 · Venezuela

Artist biography

Jesus Rafael Soto is an established contemporary visual artist, who originates from Venezuela, like other renowned artists such as Azalea Quiñones, Daniel Greenfield-campoverde, Jose Alvarez (D.O.P.A.), Iván Cando, and An-My Lê. Jesus Rafael Soto was born in 1923.

Galleries and Exhibitions

Jesus Rafael Soto's work is on display at Cortesi Gallery | London in the United Kingdom. Jesus Rafael Soto's work are currently exhibiting at Galerie Denise René | Rive Gauche in Paris with the exhibition Soto (20 March 2020 - 09 May 2020). Jesus Rafael Soto's only other exhibition is VIBRATIONS, which took place at Magda Danysz Gallery | Paris in France (05 June 2019 - 26 July 2019).

Further Biographical Context for Jesus Rafael Soto

Born in 1923, Jesus Rafael Soto's creative work was predominantly inspired by the 1930s. During the 1930s, many political ideologies such as Marxist Socialism, Capitalist Democracy, and the Totalitarianism of both Communism and Fascism were engaged in struggles for dominance, and epitomised the political atmosphere of the period. n Europe, Surrealism continued to be prominent, and had grown to have influence worldwide. Leading artists took the ideas posed by Surrealism and incorporated them into their pioneering political ideologies, creating a new kind of magic realism. This was exemplified in the work of artists such as Frida Kahlo and Diego Riviera in Mexico.

Jesus Rafael Soto

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