Wilfredo Lam was a Cuban painter, sculptor, print-maker who sought to revive the Afro-Cuban spirit and culture in the 20th century.
He was born and raised in the same tiny, tiny town as me, Sagua La Grande, Cuba. It must go without saying that this is one of the artist closest to my heart.
For this year’s upcoming DesignMiami/ Didier Ltd, will be showing works by Latin American artists including Wifredo Lam, Roberto Matta, Jesus Rafael Soto, and Oswaldo Guayasamin; amongst others. Didier Ltd. will be participating in Design Miami/ for this first time this December. The London-based gallery is owned by Didier and Martine Haspeslagh and specializes in jewelry by leading post-war painters and sculptors.
Now we leave you to admire this unique three-coloured 18ct gold pendant in the form of a horse of the Apocalypse protecting Cuba from American missiles which Lam designed in 1972 for the AUREA exhibition. Priceless!