Abel Lopez (1985, Havana)
Abel López received his BFA from San Alejandro Fine Arts Academy in 2004 after graduating from the José Antonio Díaz Peláez Visual Arts Experimental Center in 1999. He went on to work as a designer for the Ludwig Foundation of Cuba from 2008 to 2010. His work has been included in both group and personal exhibitions in Cuba, Europe and the United States, with a recent solo exhibition at ArteMorfosis – Galería de Arte Cubano in Zürich.
I decontextualize old consumer objects and give them a special, iconic and unique character. I create a decorative environment for them to look visually and conceptually new.- Abel López