(1937 - 1992)
Enrique Castro-Cid was active/lived in Illinois, Florida / Latin America, Chile. Enrique CastroCid is known for abstract, whimsical object-sculpture.
Biography Enrique Castro-Cid
Enrique Castro-Cid was born in 1938 in Chile. He studied in Chile until the early 1960s when the Organization of American States awarded him a grant to study in the United States. Castro-Cid was awarded two Guggenheim Foundation Fellowships and won the William Copley award. He later served as a Fellowship juror for the Guggenheim Foundation. The University of Illinois appointed Castro-Cid "visiting artist" in 1968.
Enrique Castro-Cid was one of the first artists to use computer-aided design. He designed the robot hound seen in the film "Fahrenheit 451" directed by Francois Truffaut.
Castro-Cid was married to Christophe de Menil of the de Menil family of art patrons and Willem de Koonig, James Rosenquist, William Copley and G
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