An Interview With Guillermo Kuitca

December 24, 2014 1:09 PM

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The career of Guillermo Kuitca (Buenos Aires, 1961) began at nine-years-old when he entered the workshop Ahuva Szliowicz supported by his mother, Mary Kuitca, a psychoanalyst, but especially by his father, an accountant named Jaime Kuitca. From here, he left at 18-years-old, having converted into a precocious painter; he had his first solo exhibition at the age of 13 and taught painting classes. The interest in film, music, literature and architecture is present in his work. Even, his passion in theatre is present. He is the author, director and set designer. His work is present in the collections of major museums including the Metropolitan Museum, MoMA, Tate Gallery ... But the most interesting thing about Kuitca is that, thanks to him, future generations of Argentine artists have formed. In 1991 Kuitca created scholarships where they study and work in disciplines related to the visual arts.

With a precocity like yours, what memories have remained in those beginnings and who has especially marked you?

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