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Luis Martínez Pedro

La Havana, Cuba 1910 - 2010


Luis Martínez Pedro (1910-1989) was a painter, draughtsman, illustrator, ceramist, designer, and one of the first members and co-founder of Los Diez Pintores Concretos, a short-lived (1958-61) but influential group. It sought its own style based on the geometrization of nature, reducing things to their most elemental forms of line and color.
Martinez Pedro Represented Cuba in the Venice and Sao Paulo Biennials and was one of the most influential and well-regarded artists from Cuba at the time.

Art photo courtesy of Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes de Cuba
Profile photo by Luis Martínez Pedro, courtesy of Galerias Cuetara