Archive for August 1, 2015

Artist of the moment…………Kcho

 

 

Kcho is a contemporary sculptor, print maker, and mixed media artist from Cuba. Kcho was born in the year 1970. The artist attended the National School of Fine Arts located in Havana, Cuba.

Kcho’s government name is Alexis Machado. The artist has shown his work in Asia and North America.

As a youngster he was inspired by the art of Bruce Nauman.

Below a link to the website of the artist:

http://www.kchoestudio.com/

Price range information: Sorry none available.

In this clip a montage of works by KCHO:

Kcho tries to use items from the current culture of Cuba. Boats and boat parts such as a propeller have been a favorite subject matter over the years for the artist.

The artist is based out of Cuba.

Below a great story on how Kcho helped to bring free WiFi to the people of Cuba!:

Kcho is one of my favorite artists when it comes to portraying the boat. My favorite work by the artist is his boat made out of books. We can take it for symbol that reading and acquiring knowledge is the key to getting to where we would like to be.

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