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The Paintings of David Delgado Martinez:
The Emergence of Dual Cultural Identities
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David Delgado Martinez
Hialeah , Florida - United States
Oil Painting - Portraits & Figures


David Delgado Martinez (b.1980-- )is an emerging painter unlike no other.

Cuban-born, David paints the urban landscapes of his native land, Cuba, with its magnificent architectural ruins, symbols of both metaphor and protest, death and regeneration.

From an early age, David's inclination for the arts was obvious. At the age six, his first gallery show was presented at the Biblioteca Nacional, Cuba, as part of a collective gallery exhibition of elementary-age children.

A graduate of the prestigious Academy of San Alejandro, citadel to some of the most respected Cuban artists (both past and present) like Wilfredo Lam, Amelia Pelaez, and Gustavo Acosta, among many others. Like them, his paintings reflect a certain essential striving to understand the rich cultural history emblematic in his paintings, while at the same time the images of destruction, rotted wood, and cross-shaped cities erected against the backdrop of the sky incorporates the paradox of religious hope,...
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Ofelia Uz Gonzalez
2007-01-20 16:36:58
Tu obra me encanta...yo tambien soy cubana y vivi en Hialeah desde el '61.
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