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Creator:
Riverón, Enrique, 1902-1998  Search this
Subject:
Cantinflas  Search this
García Lorca, Federico  Search this
Orozco, JosÔe Clemente  Search this
Kiki  Search this
Cugat, Xavier  Search this
Gómez Sicre, José  Search this
De Diego, Julio  Search this
Lozano Castro, Alfredo  Search this
Tamayo, Rufino  Search this
Prohias, Antonio  Search this
Reed, Alma M.  Search this
Gattorno, Antonio  Search this
Picasso, Pablo  Search this
Baker, Josephine  Search this
Pidgeon, Walter  Search this
Carreño, Mario  Search this
Yunkers, Adja  Search this
Waguermert, Luis Gomez  Search this
Hughes, Langston  Search this
Neruda, Pablo  Search this
Peláez, Amelia  Search this
Sicre, Juan José  Search this
Milland, Ray  Search this
Rebajes, Pauline  Search this
Bermúdez, Cundo  Search this
Salinas, Baruj  Search this
Siqueiros, David Alfaro  Search this
Russell, Rosalind  Search this
Wichita State University  Search this
Type:
Scrapbooks
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:
Cuban American art  Search this
Expatriate artists  Search this
Magazine illustration  Search this
Cuban American artists  Search this
Hispanic American artists  Search this
Caricatures and cartoons  Search this
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
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_216020