Gonzalo Cienfuegos is active/lives in Chile, Mexico. Gonzalo Cienfuegos is known for surreal figure painting, teaching, drawing, printmaking, sculpture.
Biography Gonzalo Cienfuegos
Gonzalo Cienfuegos studied architecture at the Escuela de Arquitectura y Arte in Santiago. He later left for Mexico and studied graphic design, painting and sculpture at the Escuela La Esmeralda in Mexico City. He returned to Chile in 1975 and is currently a professor of art at the Universidad Catolica in Chile.
Cienfuegos’ art displays conversance with the gamut of Western painting, with obvious quotes from the old and new masters: Jan Van Eyck, Rubens, Velasquez, Goya, Giorgio de Chirico, Paul Delvaux and Balthus, among others.
The individuals in Cienfuegos’ work are usually expressionless and introspective, occupying a strange world of their own. Cienfuegos exhibited at the Sao Paulo Brazil Biennal* in 1989, where h
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