The Reunion, 1978
etching and aquatint, ed. 4/15 HC
35 x 21 1/2 inches
aquatint on paper, ed. 19/99
14 x 26 1/2 inches (image size)
(Cuba, 1902 - 1982)
Wifredo Lam is a major figurative artist, responsible for introducing the expressive force of Afro-Caribbean spiritual traditions into modern painting. Lam's fascination with voodoo, trance states, and the rituals of spiritual transformation, adds a new poetic dimension to the iconography of Surrealism.