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Famous painters of works of art:
Luis Alberto Acuña Tapias

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(Suaita, Santander, 1904 - Tunja, 1993)1 was a Colombian painter.

In 1923 he entered the Academy of Fine Arts of Bogotá and the following year he won a competition from the Government of Santander, which paid for a trip to Europe and a pension. That same year he began his studies at the Julien Academy, with Pablo Landovsky.

In 1929 he returned to Colombia and was appointed Rector of the Center of Fine Arts of Bucaramanga. He had his second individual exhibition at the Salón del Diario "El Deber" in Bucaramanga. In 1942 he participated in the Third Salon of Colombian Artists with the oil paintings "Placita Colonial" and "Mascarada", and won third prize for painting with the latter.

He participated in the National Hall of Artists of Colombia on several occasions and won first place in 1950. From 1948 to 1949 he received a scholarship from the Guggenheim Memorial Foundation. In 1957 he painted the mural Theogony of the Chibcha Gods in the lobby of the Tequendama Hotel and in 1960 he painted a fresco mural at the Academia Colombiana de la Lengua.

In Villa de Leyva there is a museum with his name and part of his work.

Usiñamui y su mujer - Obras de arte famosas

Usiñamui y su mujer - Obras de arte famosas

Autor: Luis Alberto Acuña Tapias Técnica: Oleo sobre lienzo Medida: 185cm x 205cm Año: 1991 Valor: $200.000.000 Estado: en venta

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