Armando Reverón

Armando Reverón

Armandro Reverón (Caracas 1889 - Caracas 1954) Probably the maximum exponent of local impressionism, Armando Reverón was an important painter of the late 19th and early 20th centuries in Venezuela. His mental health deteriorated but his artistic abilities remained. Not only he painted, he also sculpted. His house by the northern coast of Venezuela housed the Reveron Museum, although it was severely damaged by the Vargas mudslides in December 1998. His use of color and light is highly appreciated in artistc circles. Very loved in Venezuelan culture, he is the subject of various homages in different medias, and is remembered by his "muñecas" or dolls.

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