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Published to coincide with the first comprehensive exhibition ever mounted in the United States devoted to the work of Loló Soldevilla, this fully-illustrated monograph features essays by Rafael DiazCasas and Olga Viso. Loló Soldevilla: Constructing Her Universe is the first publication devoted to her remarkable achievements, providing compelling insight into the life and work of this exceptional artist.

Dolores Soldevilla Nieto (1901–1971) was a passionate Cuban artist whose career blossomed in the 1950s. Following early professional turns, she emerged later in life as a prolific artist and fervent advocate for culture. She became Cuba’s cultural attaché to Europe, embarking on a path that would dramatically alter the course of her life and the discourse surrounding Cuban abstraction at mid-century. Residing in Paris, she studied in the ateliers of prominent European artists and, after returning to Cuba, she played an active role as a vital link between the European avant-garde and the new voices of abstraction emerging throughout Latin America and Cuba.

Published by Sean Kelly, New York and Hatje Cantz the monograph is available for purchase at the gallery for $65 plus tax. Please contact the gallery at info@skny.com or 212.239.1181 for sales inquiries.

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