Arts & Culture



Venancio Shinki Huamán1993

Inter-American Development Bank
Inter-American Development Bank

Shinki Huamán was born to a Japanese father and a Peruvian mother. His work was inspired partly by travels through Ecuador, Mexico and Peru, but in its symbolism it also reflected his admiration for the works of Bosch, El Greco, Klee and Miró. Its subtle range of tones and textures and its undefined forms also expressed elements of his Japanese heritage. In the 1960s Shinki Huamán began to explore further the use of tone as a means of conveying space, while figurative elements reflected the Surrealist interest in the subconscious.

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  • Title: Lanzón
  • Creator: Venancio Shinki Huamán
  • Date Created: 1993
  • Physical Dimensions: w21 x h24 in
  • Class: 2-dimensional
  • Type: print
  • Rights: All rights reserved
  • Medium: engraving on paper

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