Pedro Pablo Oliva's Studio

Estudio de Pedro Pablo Oliva, Pinar del Rio

Daily 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM

Pinar del Río is the birthplace of one of the greatest exponents of the Cuban painting. The work of the neoexpressionist Pedro Pablo Oliva is characterized by a mastery of color, a great chromatic diversity and his mostly socio-political themes.

Oliva has developed almost all his work in Pinar del Río, and promoted the cultural development of the younger generations. In 1998, he founded the House-Workshop Pedro Pablo Oliva, at Calle Martí No. 160, in order to promote art, literature and culture in his local province; reason why he has received numerous awards from several institutions in Cuba.

Currently, this house is used as workshop and centre of his creations. Under the motto: “Strictly forbidden to stop dreaming”, the Oliva’s studio welcomes visitors by appointment. You will enjoy works even unexposed in museum or galleries, loaded with a strong socio-political sense that evade the government's vision.

With some luck, visitors can see Oliva in the creative process, sitting in front of the easel with a half-finished work, as long as the shy genius does not take refuge in his comfort zone, in the drawing room.

Karla Padrón Nardiz

Booking Info:
Estudio Pedro Pablo Oliva
5 281 25 32

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