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Enrique Riverón papers, 1918-1990s

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Creator:
Riverón, Enrique, 1902-1998
Subject:
Cantinflas
García Lorca, Federico
Kiki
Cugat, Xavier
Lozano Castro, Alfredo
Gómez Sicre, José
De Diego, Julio
Picasso, Pablo
Tamayo, Rufino
Baker, Josephine
Prohias, Antonio
Reed, Alma M.
Gattorno, Antonio
Pidgeon, Walter
Orozco, José Clemente
Carreño, Mario
Yunkers, Adja
Waguermert, Luis Gomez
Hughes, Langston
Neruda, Pablo
Peláez, Amelia
Milland, Ray
Sicre, Juan José
Rebajes, Pauline
Bermúdez, Cundo
Salinas, Baruj
Siqueiros, David Alfaro
Russell, Rosalind
Wichita State University
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
3.3 linear ft.
Access Note / Rights:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Summary:
Correspondence, writings and diary entries, scrapbooks, printed materials, and photographs documenting Riveron's career as an illustrator, cartoonist, painter and sculptor in the United States, Cuba, and to a lesser degree, his teaching career at Wichita University, Kan.
Citation:
Enrique Riverón papers, 1918-1990s. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Biography Note:
Painter, sculptor, cartoonist, illustrator; Miami, Fla.; b. 1902 in Cienfuegos, Cuba; d. 1998. Riverón traveled and studied under scholarship in his early twenties to France, Italy, Belgium, and Spain. He attended the Academia de San Fernando in Madrid and had a one man show in Paris as well as several in Havana and New York. For a number of years he was a cartoonist for Havana newspapers as well as for magazines such as the New Yorker, Life, and Cine Mundial which was published in New York and widely circulated in Latin America. He worked for a time in Hollywood for Disney. After 1940 he focused on painting and sculpture, and moved to Miami as an exile in 1964.
Language Note:
Portions of the papers are in Spanish
Provenance:
Donated 1996 by Patricia Riverón Lee, daughter of Riverón.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Artists
Cuban American art
Photographs
Sculptors
Magazine illustration
Cartoonists
Expatriate artists
Hispanic American artists
Scrapbooks
Illustrators
Cuban American artists
Caricatures and cartoons
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)5433
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)216020
AAA_collcode_riveenri
Theme:
Latino and Latin American
American Art and Artists in a Global Context
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
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