Burukide y Secretario - Burukide and Secretary, Oil on linen, 201
November 14, 2014
from 6 to 8 p.m.
at the Imperial Calcasieu Museum
204 W. Sallier St.
Lake Charles, LA 70601
The Public Opening Reception will be Friday, November 14th from 6 to 8 p.m. in the Gibson-Barham Gallery. The artist will be present to give a gallery talk about the exhibit.
A full color catalog of the exhibit will be available for purchase at the Museum.
About the artist.
José-María was born in Bilbao, Spain, the Basque Country, in 1938. His professional trajectory expands more than a half-century. Esteemed as an outstanding advocate of the historical Avant Garde in his native Basque Country. His first one-man show was in Bogota, Colombia, where he lived during the '5Os and created wide-ranging projects.
Cundín established residence in the United States in 1958 in New York. Before settling in New Orleans in 1964, where he is regarded with renown, he worked in Paris, France and Bruges, Belgium. In the '70's he spent long periods working and teaching in Mexico.
Cundin's paintings and sculptures are in numerous corporate and private collections in Europe which include; Spain, France, England, Germany and Belgium, the Americas, Canada, Mexico, Argentina, Brazil and Colombia. His works also hang in these institutions: Museo de Bellas Artes de Bilbao; ARTIUM, (Contemporary Art Museum), Vitoria, Basque Country, Spain; Museo de Zea, Medellin, Colombia; New Orleans Museum of Art; and Johnson & Wales University.
Presently he resides and works in Folsom, Louisiana.
For more about information about the artist, visit his website here.