Carlos Cañas

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Carlos Cañas
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Carlos Cañas in 2012
Born(1924-09-03)September 3, 1924
DiedApril 14, 2013(2013-04-14) (aged 88)
San Salvador, El Salvador
OccupationPainter
Spouse(s)Carmen Gutierrez Cañas
Children2

Carlos Cañas (September 3, 1924 - April 14, 2013)[1] was a Salvadoran painter[2] 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.[3]

References

  1. ^ "Muere Carlos Cañas, maestro de la artes plásticas iberoamericanas". El día. Agencia EFE. April 15, 2013. Archived from the original on 2014-02-19.
  2. ^ "Carlos Canas Chronicles Horrors of War". Spartanburg Herald-Journal. AP. August 24, 1984. Retrieved 2010-06-20.
  3. ^ "Premio Nacional de Cultura 2012 es para Carlos Cañas". El Diario de Hoy. September 5, 2012.