Wifredo Lam

Wifredo Lam

2 Seasons

Embark on an illuminating masterclass that delves into the extraordinary artistic world of Wifredo Lam. Discover this visionary artist's groundbreaking contributions, who challenged European modernism's conventions by revaluing the black aesthetic in Latin America. Often referred to as the 'Picasso of Latin America', this class will unveil the distinctive and revolutionary artistic proposals that set Lam apart from his contemporaries.
By exploring Lam’s artworks’ intricate symbolism, powerful brushstrokes, and evocative compositions, you will understand his rich artistic legacy. Join us in this transformative masterclass to uncover the true genius of Wifredo Lam and celebrate his pioneering contributions to the artistic landscape.

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Wifredo Lam
  • Part I: The "Surrealist" Wifredo Lam?

    Episode 1

    In this video, you will learn about the work of one of the most revered Cuban artists by the surrealist elite: Wifredo Lam. To help you navigate the video, we recommend answering these questions as you go along:
    How did his gallery define Wifredo Lam, and why do you think these definitions are im...

  • Part II: The Jungle

    Episode 2

    In this video, you will learn the secrets behind one of his most celebrated works: The Jungle. To help you navigate it, we recommend answering these questions as you go along:
    When did Lam paint the jungle, and why do you think it is important to his story?
    How does it affect its meaning when cr...