Agustin Cardenas was a sculptor from Cuba. Agustin Cardenas was born in Matanzas, Cuba in the year 1927. His family was descendant of slaves from the countries of Senegal and the Congo.
Price range information: Cardenas worked with watercolor, gouache, aluminum, bronze, wood, and marble. Prices range from $10,000 to $300,000.
Cardenas attended the Academy of Art San Alejandro located in Havana, Cuba.
In 1955 the artist relocated to France. In 1957 Cardenas joined the Surrealist movement.
Below a montage of works by the artist:
Works by Cardenas can be found in the the Museum of Art and Industry located in Saint Etienne, France and the Hakone Open Air Museum in Japan.
Agustin Cardenas passed away in 2001.
The work of Agustin Cardenas is very interesting. From certain angles it appears for certain the viewer is looking at the silhouette of the human form. Then the line and structure changes and the eye tries to decipher the new shape. His work is very intriguing to the human eye and spirit.