Creator: Quero Chiesa, Luis, 1911-×
  • Arte nacional puertorriqueño
    Quero Chiesa, Luis, 1911-
    1946
    Luis Quero Chiesa, an educator born in Puerto Rico, believes that his fellow countrymen are responsible for creating the foundation for their own national art: a simple yet vigorous art that explores serious, profound issues and that “awakens in [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 823664

  • Arte nacional puertorriqueño
    Quero Chiesa, Luis, 1911-
    1946
    The Puerto Rican educator Luis Quero Chiesa thinks that the Puerto Rican people have become confused by the change in government and the subsequent imposition of Anglo Saxon culture that have altered their way of life. Puerto Rican modern art does [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 823679

  • Arte Nacional Puertorriqueño
    Quero Chiesa, Luis, 1911-
    1945
    The Puerto Rican educator Luis Quero Chiesa titles this section, “Malezal.” He believes that the North American invasion of Puerto Rico was “the most profound cultural tragedy of the New World.” In his opinion, everything that was [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 823694

  • Arte Nacional Puertorriqueño
    Quero Chiesa, Luis, 1911-
    1945
    The Puerto Rican educator Luis Quero Chiesa suggests that José Campeche’s painting contributes to Puerto Rico’s artistic tradition. In later years there were other artists?such as Juan Fagundo and Juan Cletos Noa who left their native Spain and [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 823709

  • Arte Nacional Puertorriqueño
    Quero Chiesa, Luis, 1911-
    1945
    The Puerto Rican educator Luis Quero Chiesa explains that after the printing press was introduced to Puerto Rico in 1806, many newspapers were started and books were published in the nineteenth. From the very beginning, the press was harassed by [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 823725

  • Arte Nacional Puertorriqueño
    Quero Chiesa, Luis, 1911-
    1945
    Puerto Rican educator Luis Quero Chiesa while searching for his cultural roots, begins with the Spanish discovery of Puerto Rico in 1493. He says that the conquerors had no compunctions about wiping out any trace of the native Taino culture. In [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 823742

  • Arte nacional puertorriqueño
    Quero Chiesa, Luis, 1911-
    1945
    Puerto Rican painter and educator Luis Quero Chiesa explains that life is hard for painters in the island because they need to rely on another line of work to survive. In his opinion, Puerto Rican art is an “indigenous art inspired by our symbols [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 823757