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Luis H. Padilla – Honduran Painter

After finishing his studies at the National School of Arts in Honduras, Luis H. Padilla (1947) decided to explore a number of languages seeking to increase his knowledge of sociological issues. His first works resemble Mexican muralists, but he quickly shifted towards a more direct and sarcastic figuration, all at the end of the 1960s.…

Hermes Maltez Armijo – Honduras Painter

It’s easy to see where Hermes Maltez Armijo (1951) inspired himself, almost all of his worked is linked to the critical realism sytel. It is certain that he based his work in some of the Mexican muralists and booming local trends in his academy. Furthermore, he was the protégé of Dante Lazzaroni, an artist accustomed…

Honduran Artists – Mario Castillo

Mario Castillo was born in the city of San Pedro Sula, north of the country in 1932. is another artist who had to leave the country to be convinced of his virtues. His artistic training came directly from the Fine Arts Academy in Rome. In 1958, upon graduation, he returned to Honduras to meet the…

Honduran Painter – Julio Visquerra

Honduran Painter, Julio Visquerra was born in 1943. He arrived in Europe in the ’60s, after graduating from the Escuela Nacional de Bellas Artes in Honduras. In Spain, Barcelona he established his workplace and hub, from where he could travel to the neighboring countries, mainly France. Visquerra’s mission in Europe was not to study more…

Honduran Artist – Gregorio Sabillon

Gregorio Sabillón was born in 1945. His works may be associated by location and language to the artist Julio Visquerra, as both went to Barcelona to learn the ways of Surrealism art style. In 1971, three years after his arrival in Spain, his work seemed to express his true inspirations and ideas, as stated in…