Alfredo Manzo
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Alfredo Manzo (b. Havana, 1964)

Alfredo Manzo studied at the Academia San Alejandro in Havana. Initially interested in painting and printmaking, Manzo has been making papier-mâché figures since 1993. He shares a studio with other artists working in the same medium and uses assistants to make the figures, putting on the finishing touches himself. In 1998, he was included in the landmark exhibition Jao Moch: Homanaje a Antonia Eiriz, curated by Marrero Díaz and José Toirac, which sought to question the commonly accepted division between “high” art and “low” art in the marketplace.

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