Collection CHC5411 - Roberto Estopiñan papers

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CHC5411

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Roberto Estopiñan papers

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  • 1960-2015 (Creation)

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2 Boxes

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Roberto Estopiñan (1921-2015) was a Cuban born sculptor who emigrated to the United States and lived in New York from 1960 to 2002. He subsequently retired in Miami until his passing in 2015. His papers at the Cuban Heritage Collection include 47 sketchbooks with original artwork from the 1980s to the 1990s, photographs, 1 maquette for a book titled: "En el Vientre del Tropico" by Alina Galliano (1991), slides and ephemera related to the artist's work and his travels, awards, as well as a plaster cast of the Estopiñan's hands.

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The collection is open for research.

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  • Spanish

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Gift of Carmina Benguria, as requested by Roberto Estopiñan, 2015. Additional gift of Alejandro Andreus, 2015 and 2016.

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Cuban Sculptor Roberto Estopiñán (1921-2015) Honored at CHC.

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