Rene Portocarrero Biography. Was born in the neighborhood of El Cerro, Havana, in 1912. Start painting since early age and at 14, starts in San Alejandro. ... His work was first exhibited in the Salon de Bellas Artes, in Havana.
His works are among the permanent collections of the Museums of Modern Arts of: Sao Paulo, Rio de Janeiro, New York, San Francisco; National Gallery in Canada; Bellas Artes, Caracas; Milwaukee Art Center; Union Panamericana, Washington; Modern Arts of Paris; Museum of Fine Arts, Houston; Art Museum, Indianapolis; Bellas Artes, Montevideo; Bellas Artes, Buenos Aires; Instituto de Arte Contemporaneo, Lima, Peru; Museo Nacional, Havana.
He has not stopped painting since his childhood and has never planned any of his work. He has no idea of what he will work on, until the brush is about to strike on canvas.
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