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Born in Pinar del Río, Cuba (1923)

Guido Llinás was born in Pinar del Río, Cuba, 1923, and died in Paris, France, in 2005. A self-taught artist, he specialized in painting and engraving. He studied at the School of Fine Arts, Pinar del Río, and earned a pedagogy degree from the University of Havana. He exhibited his artwork as part of the group Los Once, known for promoting abstraction. He moved to Paris in 1953, where he resided the rest of his life. Llinás’s work has been featured in numerous solo and group exhibitions in galleries and museums in Europe and the United States, including the National Library, Paris, France; Blanches Gallery, Toulouse, France; Andre Biren Gallery, Paris, France: The Art Museum, Florida International University, Miami, FL; Bil Maynes Gallery, New York, NY; Lehigh University Art Galleries, Bethlehem, PA; and Miami Dade College, Miami, FL.