Period: The Vanguard
1911 - 2001
Nostalgia at Sunset
Nostalgia al Atardecer, ca. 1965
oil on canvas
30 x 36 inches
Felipe Orlando (1911-1995), one of the distinguished members of the second generation of the Cuban avant garde, had a long and fruitful artistic life that spanned over fifty years of creative activity. In half a century, the artist presented over sixty one-person shows and participated in many more group exhibitions.
His renderings were displayed in major museums and prestigious venues throughout the Americas and Europe, such as The San Francisco Museum of Art, San Francisco, CA (1942, 1944, 1945); The National Art Gallery, Washington, D.C. (1945), The Museum of Modern Art, MoMA, New York, NY (1944); The Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, Washington (1945) The Pan American Union Museum, Washington D.C. (1946, 1950); The Portland Art Museum, Portland, Oregon (1945); The Centre d’Art, Port-au-Prince, Haiti (1945); The Palacio de Bellas Artes, Mexico City (1946); the University of Havana, Cuba, and the National Capitol of Cuba, Havana (1940, 1941, 1955); the Knoedler Galleries, New York, NY (1947); The Musée National d’Art Modern, Paris, France (1951); The Corcoran Gallery, Washington, D.C. (1953); The Boston Institute of Contemporary Arts, Boston, MA (1953); The National Gallery of Ottawa, Canada (1954); The Venice Biennial, Venice, Italy (1953); Galería Casa de Arte & Galería El Muro, San Juan, Puerto Rico (1969, 1970, 1971); Roland de Aemille Gallery, New York, NY (1957, 1960); De Armas Gallery, Miami, FL (1978); University of California, Los Angeles, CA (1980); among others.