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Ruben Torres Llorca

Ruben Torres Llorca

 
 

Ruben Torres Llorca

b. 

Havana, Cuba

Rubén Torres Llorca is a Cuban artist specializing in painting, drawing, sculpture, collages, and photography. He studied from 1972 to 1976 at the Escuela Nacional de Bellas Artes “San Alejandro” in Havana and from 1976 to 1981, studied at the Instituto Superior de Arte (ISA), also in Havana. Torres lived briefly in Mexico City, Mexico from 1990 to 1993 resided in Mexico City.

Llorca has received many awards, including the 1990 Curatorship Prize from the International association of Arts Critics (AICA) for "Una Mirada Retrospectiva" exhibited, in Havana. In 1997 he was awarded the Visual and Media Fellowship, from the South Florida Cultural Consortium, Florida.

Rubén Torres Llorca's work can be found in the permanent collections of : Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, La Habana, Cuba, Fototeca de Cuba, La Habana, Ludwig Forum Fur Internationale Kunst, Aachen, Germany, Museo del Barrio, New York, NY, Flint Institute of Arts, Michigan, Miami Art Museum (MAM), Miami, FL, The Frost Museum, Miami, FL, Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA), Miami, FL, The Lowe Museum, Coral Gables, FL. Bass Museum, Miami Beach, FL. Miami Dade College, FL. The Museum of Art, Fort Lauderdale, FL. The Nassau County Museum, Roslyn Harbor, NY, MUAC Contemporary Art Museum, UNAM, Mexico DF, Centro de Arte Contemporaneo, Mexico DF, Museo de Arte Contemporaneo de Michoacan, Mexico, and The Perez Art Museum Miami (PAMM), Miami, FL.

Additionally, Llorca's work is found in virtually every important Cuban art collection around the world, including the Jorge Perez, and Howard Farber Collections.

Torres Llorca has lived and worked in Miami, FL since 1993.