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  • “Guitar Man” Patinated Bronze Sculpture | Signed Pablo Picasso in the cast | Approx 30″ H x 10.5″ W | Pure patinated bronze, Created with the lost wax method | Inspired by Pablo Picasso’s Painting | The Dream is a Limited Edition of only 100 worldwide | Signed by the sculptor Castano with copyright stamp and date.  This statue is in mint condition.

    Pablo Ruiz Picasso born (1881-1973) was a Spanish painter and sculptor. He is considered one of the greatest artists of the 20th century.His full name is Pablo Diego Jose Francisco de Paula Juan Nepomuceno Maria de los Remedios Cipriano de la Santisima Trinidad Clito Ruiz y Picasso.He is best known as the co-founder of cubism.Cubism is when the artist breaks up objects and re-assembles them in abstract and geometric form.Pablo Picasso created over 20,000 pictures. Picasso could draw and paint when he was very young. His first word was lapiz, the Spanish word for pencil.Perhaps his most famous painting is Guernica which shows the horrors of war after the bombing of the town of Guernica.He was 90 years old when a number of his works were shown in an exhibition at the Louvre in Paris. He was the first living artist to have an exhibition at the Louvre.Picasso had four children with three women. He died of heart failure on 1973.

    About Caston0: The sculptor Guillermo Castaño Ramírez was born in 1938 in Mexico City. His father, Guillermo Castaño Alvarado was also an artist who  completed his art studies in Mexico City as well as in the USA, where he studied with Cottini, Mestrovic and Baker. He was awarded the “Oro Verde” (Green Gold prize), for his work as a sculptor and ceramist. Castaño Alvarado was an art professor in several universities in Mexico.Guillermo Castaño Ramírez casts his own sculptures in bronze, using the ‘lost wax’ process and creates his own patinas in his studio located in La Presa area, near Tijuana, Mexico. He also produces sculptures in ceramics.

    Castaño attended the “Academia de San Carlos” (Fine Arts Academy in Mexico City). From 1962 through 1965, Guillermo was an art professor at the Universidad Iberoamericana, a prestigious university in Mexico City. From 1966 until 1980, he taught art in middle school at the Secretariat of Education and in high school at the “Escuela Nacional Preparatoria” of the Autonomous National University of Mexico (UNAM).

    A few of Castaño’s numerous awards are Second Prize in the Biennal of Latin American Sculpture in Washington D.C., Frankhoma Award of Sculpture, Oklahoma, and first prize, Silver Award of Best Educational. The artist is a member of the International Sculpture Center, belongs to the board of directors of Artist & Sculpture Bronzes Inc. in Los Angeles California and is the artistic director of “Bronces Artisticos” in Tijuana, Mexico. Castaño’s works have been displayed in 45 collective exhibits (1957-1991), and 17 individual exhibits (1965-1991). Some exhibits took place in the World Trade Center in Dallas, Texas, the World’s Fair, in New York and San Antonio, in the USA, and the “Galería Mer-Kup” in Mexico City.

    One of Guillermo’s sculptures is located at the Art Museum of Washington. Between 1963 and 2001, Guillermo has produced forty-nine public monuments in Mexico and the United States. He is the author of several monuments in bronze in the cities of Los Angeles, San Diego and Las Vegas, dedicated to Walter Brennam, Joel Mc Crea, Adolfo Camarillo, “San Diego de Alcalá”, The Last Supper, just to mention a few. His largest monuments are 500 Years Cristopher Columbus in Tijuana, and Monument to the Mayan Culture in Tuxtla Gutiérrez, Mexico. The artist and his works are referred to in the “Diccionario de Escultura Mexicana del Siglo XX”, an art dictionary published by the Autonomous National University of Mexico (UNAM), among other publications.

     

  • Weight

    60lb.

    Height

    28"

    Width

    10.5"

    Depth

    8"

    Weight

    60lb.

    Height

    28"

    Width

    10.5"

    Depth

    8"

    Medium

    Bronze

    Size

    M (up to 30 in.)