TREE AND WALL SCULPTURES BY JORGE MAYET
Jorge Mayet is a Cuban expatriate artist , Born in 1962 in La Havana living and working in Mallorca, Spain.
Devoided of political connotation Mayet’s work is a reminiscence of his native Cuba as well as a personal metaphor about exile and liberation. After graduating from San Alejandro’s National School of Fine Arts in Cuba, Jorge Mayet started his early career with painting which gradually gave way to his current sculptures and installations. Today, allegorical landscapes are created from his studio which are embodiment of his life experiences.
His artwork is included in major collections such as The Saatchi Collection, London; Middle East Museum of Modern Art, Dubai;
Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indiana; The Museum of Arts and Design, New York; Barjeel Foundation, Dubai; Kumon Collection of Arts, Seoul and White Rabbit, Sidney.
“I RECREATE WITH WIRES, PAPER, AND OTHER ELEMENTS MY OWN LANDSCAPES WHICH AT THE SAME TIME FORM PART OF MY CULTURE, MY ROOTS, AND THE IDENTITY OF MY TOWN”
1993 BA, San Alejandro’s National School of Fine Arts, Painting, Cuba
1995 MA, San Alejandro’s National School of Fine Arts, Cuba