Ivan Capote (1973, Pinar del Rio, Cuba)
Ivan Capote is an internationally recognized artist who is interested in conceptual, aesthetic and physical possibilities that deal with philosophic issues. His drawings are often studies for major sculptures. Capote has had solo exhibitions and participated in group shows at Galería Habana and galleries in the U.S, Canada, Latin America and Europe. He has participated in numerous Havana Biennials, won various prizes and is in prestigious public and private collections internationally including the Daros Collections in Zurich and Latin America. Capote has received multiple national and international awards including the UNESCO Prize.
This drawing is a study for a sculpture. The letter U from ‘VALUE’ will be emerging from the wall transforming it like a device to burn the letter S from ‘VALUES.’ –Ivan Capote