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  • ICAA Record ID
    1062419
    TITLE
    En busca de sí mismo = Searching for himself / Teresa Tio
    IN
    Personajes de Rodón : 1971 – 1983. -- Río Piedras, PR: Museo de la Universidad de Puerto Rico, 2 de dic., 1983 - 31 de ene., 1984
    DESCRIPTION
    p. 53 - 55 : ill.
    LANGUAGES
    English; Spanish
    TYPE AND GENRE
    Book/pamphlet article – Essays
    BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
    Tió, Teresa. “En busca de sí mismo = Searching for himself.” In Personajes de Rodón: 1971 – 1983, 53– 55. Exh. cat., Río Piedras, PR: Museo de la Universidad de Puerto Rico, 1983.
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Synopsis

In this article, the art historian, Teresa Tió, evaluates the stylistic change in the painting of Francisco Rodón and the way he has been developing his new public figures. The new subjects include two politicians, two writers and two dancers.

Annotations

Francisco Rodón (born in San Sebastián, PR, in 1934) studied in Paris, Madrid and the United States. In 1959, he returned to Puerto Rico and began his graphic art training with Lorenzo Homar in the Taller de Gráfica [Graphic Art Workshop] at the Instituto de Cultura Puertorriqueña [Institute of Puerto Rican Culture]. Rodón has received numerous prizes, and his work has been recognized internationally. His most distinguished work is painted portraiture.

The exhibition, Personajes de Rodón [Rodon’s Public Figures] was held at el Museo de la Universidad de Puerto Rico [the Museum of the University of Puerto Rico] from December 2, 1983, to January 31, 1984. There were 15 works shown, including portraits of Marta Traba, Rosario Ferré, Rubén Darío, Borges, Luis Muñoz Marín, Rómulo Betancourt, Juan Rulfo, Vaslaw Nijinsky, Alicia Alonso, and Philippe de Montebello.

 

Researcher
Flavia Marichal Lugo
Team
Museo de Historia, Antropología y Arte, Universidad de Puerto Rico, San Juan, Puerto Rico
Credit
Courtesy of the private archives of Teresa Tió, San Juan, Puerto Rico