ART & DESIGN

Guillermo Kuitca


The 48-year-old Argentine has achieved international art stardom with his psychologically and politically charged paintings of maps, apartment blueprints and baggage carousels. On the eve of his midcareer retrospective, Kuitca proves as hard to unravel as his dark, haunting artworks.

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Artwork: Guillermo Kuitca

Untitled, 1992, mixed media on canvas.

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Artwork: Guillermo Kuitca

Afghanistan, 1990, mixed media on mattress.

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Artwork: Guillermo Kuitca

A “Diario” in progress in Kuitca’s studio, photographed by Jorge Miño.

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Artwork: Guillermo Kuitca

Untitled, 1997, oil and colored pencil on canvas.