Artist of the moment…….Oswaldo Vigas



Oswaldo Vigas was one of the most famous Venezuelan artists of all time. Oswaldo Vigas was born in Valencia, Carabobo, Valenzuela in the year 1923.

Vigas attended college where he studied medicine, but never practiced. After finishing with school he immediately pursued a career in the arts attending several local universities before moving to Paris, France and studying at the Ecole des Beaux Arts.

Below we visit the studio of Oswaldo Vigas. The interview has English subtitles:

One of Vigas’ favorite subjects to paint were witches.

Oswaldo Vigas passed away on his 90th birthday in 2014.

Over his lifetime the artist had more than 100 solo exhibitions of his works.

Price range information: Works range from $20,000 to $250,000. The artist was a painter, print maker, sculptor, and ceramics artist. He worked in oils, acrylics, and gouache.




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  1. […] OSWALDO VIGAS 3/3 – For him, there were no impossible surfaces to work with in his work: special papers and large canvases, but also clay were the basis for expressing his creativity. He created murals for the project of the Central University of Venezuela, repeated experience in 2005 with trilogy murals for the architectural complex of Banesco (in Caracas). He has done more than a hundred personal exhibitions, and his work is represented in institutions and collections around the world. He is remembered as one of the most prestigious Venezuelan artists of the twentieth century. […]

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