Luchita Hurtado

1920 · Venezuela

Artist biography

Luchita Hurtado is seen as an established contemporary artist, who was born in Venezuela - other established artists such as Daniel Greenfield-campoverde, Oswaldo Vigas, Lucy Valente Pereira, Rubén D´hers, and Raúl Illarramendi were also born in Venezuela. Luchita Hurtado was born in 1920.

Galleries and Exhibitions

Luchita Hurtado is represented and exhibited by two galleries, which are PARK VIEW / PAUL SOTO in Los Angeles, the United States and Hauser & Wirth | East 69th Street in New York, the United States. Luchita Hurtado is at the moment exhibiting at Hauser & Wirth | Zurich in Switzerland with the exhibition Just Down the Street (13 March 2020 - 23 May 2020). Luchita Hurtado's other most recent exhibitions recorded on Artland include the exhibitions at; PARK VIEW / PAUL SOTO in Los Angeles (24 May 2017 - 27 May 2017) with the name Arteba and Matthew Marks Gallery | 522 West 22nd Street in New York (28 June 2018 - 17 August 2018) with the name Painting Now and Forever, Part III. Luchita Hurtado's first listed exhibition in Artland's database was called Arteba and took place at PARK VIEW / PAUL SOTO in Los Angeles, the United States from the 24 May 2017 to 27 May 2017.

Further Biographical Context for Luchita Hurtado

Born in 1920, Luchita Hurtado was largely influenced by the 1930s growing up. 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 power, and epitomised the political atmosphere of the era. n Europe, Surrealism continued to be prominent, and had grown to have influence across the globe. Leading artists took the ideas posed by Surrealism and incorporated them into their radical 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.

Luchita Hurtado

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