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  • ICAA Record ID
    862986
    TITLE
    To Redefine ... To Reevaluate, 27 de octubre de 1975
    DESCRIPTION
    [1] leaf
    LANGUAGES
    English
    TYPE AND GENRE
    Other – notes
    BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
    De Romero, Ralph. "To redefine... To reevaluate." Artist's handwritten, October 27, 1975. Private Archives of Lizza Robles, San Juan, Puerto Rico.
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Synopsis

In this short essay, Ralph de Romero, a Puerto Rican artist born in New York, expresses his thoughts about the differences that emerge in painting, whether as the subject of an intellectual conversation or in terms of its significance to him as a practice. The artist speaks about the way the theme of a painting must be approached so that the painting may express its infinite nature.

Annotations

Ralph de Romero Rivera (New York, 1946–Humacao, Puerto Rico, 2000) studied in the Departamento de Bellas Artes [Department of Fine Arts] at the Universidad de Puerto Rico. After he graduated, he returned to New York to study at Pratt Institute (1967–70). During his final year at Pratt, he was granted a Fulbright Grant to study under the muralist and painter David Alfaro Siqueiros in Mexico City, where he spent the two years of the fellowship. He subsequently took courses at the Colorado Graphic Arts Center in Denver (1981), and at the Academie de la Grande Chaumière in París (1993–95).

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 Lizza Robles Vda. De Romero, San Juan, Puerto Rico.