Astolfo FUNES


Astolfo Funes is a contemporary Latin America artist, born in Maracay in Venezuela in 1973, he lives and works in Miami in Florida. Funes's painting represents femininity and his artistic influences come from literature and artists such as Willem De Kooning, Oswaldo Vigas, but also from post-war German art for strength and dynamism and from Art Brut. His works have strong colour contrasts and his figures represent everyday life, beauty, encounters, loneliness,  or other moods. He has participated in numerous exhibitions and has won awards. It is present in auction houses and public collections including: Museo de Arte Contemporáneo, Maracay, Venezuela; Nelson Sanchez Chapellin Foundation. 

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