Bernardo Sarría(Cienfuegos, 1950)

The life of artist Bernardo Sarría has not been easy. Quite the opposite. To be black and poor (and there is no milder way of saying it) have not been good ingredients to provide for his well-being up to now. In fact, this is a fatal equation, avoided in Cuba, whenever anyone tries to explain objectively and without euphemisms the current unfavourable economic situation of many Cuban men and women from this sector of our society.

La caída de los ídolos (The fall of the idols)
Year: 2009
Technique: Oil on canvas
Size: 56 x 72 cm (Top) 60 x 73 (Bottom) 116 x 145 cm (Diptych)

Theme: colonialism migration
La caída de los ídolos (The fall of the idols)
Year: 2009
Technique: Oil on canvas
Size: 56 x 72 cm (Top) 60 x 73 (Bottom) 116 x 145 cm (Diptych)

Concept: colonialism migration
Bernardo Sarría(Cienfuegos, 1950)

The life of artist Bernardo Sarría has not been easy. Quite the opposite. To be black and poor (and there is no milder way of saying it) have not been good ingredients to provide for his well-being up to now. In fact, this is a fatal equation, avoided in Cuba, whenever anyone tries to explain objectively and without euphemisms the current unfavourable economic situation of many Cuban men and women from this sector of our society.

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