Carlos Cañas in 2012
|Died||April 14, 2013 (aged 88)|
San Salvador, El Salvador
|Spouse(s)||Carmen Gutierrez Cañas|
Carlos Cañas (September 3, 1924 - April 14, 2013) was a Salvadoran painter who studied art and theory at the School of Arts of El Salvador. In 1950, he received a scholarship to study art, history, aesthetics, and literature in Madrid at the Real Academia de Bellas Artes de San Fernando.
Cañas participated at the First Latin American Biennial, Spain (1951); in the Fourth Biennial of the Engraving, Japan (1964); in the Sutton Gallery, EUA (1979), amongst other important exhibitions at the worldwide level.
In 2012, he received national price of culture, Premio Nacional de Cultura of El Salvador.
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