Peru is one of the most important cradles of artists in Latin America, this land has seen the birth of countless generations of cultural exponents of all kinds, including renowned painters who stand out for their work, genres and details embodied in their works. Next, an honorable mention to those geniuses of the brush and brush that excelled at different times in Peruvian history, each in his own style:
PANCHO FIERRO: Francisco Fierro P an honorable mention to those geniuses of the brush and the brush that excelled at different times in Peruvian history, each in his style of wings, popularly known as Pancho Fierro was born in Lima in 1809, his innate ability to paint gave him away from a very young age, his manual dexterity was described by some as being from another world. He started painting bullfighting signs and posters. However, years later he was recognized as one of the most important watercolorists of the 19th century. His main works showed daily scenes of Lima society, which became invaluable testimonies of Lima customs.
TEODORO NÚÑEZ URETA: consolidated as the most important Peruvian muralist in the world. He directed the National School of Fine Arts in Lima between 1973 and 1976. All his works express the fight for social justice and commitment to the people, through the civic message.
TEÓFILO CASTILLO GUAS: Great artist endowed with an impressionist technique. He was the main promoter for the founding of the National School of Fine Arts in Lima in 1918. His greatest work was the viceregal evocation canvases inspired by episodes of the book Ricardo Palma’s “Peruvian Traditions”, among which the following: Murder of Francisco Pizarro, Conversion of the Magdalena, The lawsuit of the carriages, The funerals of Santa Rosa, The Corpus Christi Procession, The daughter of the viceroy and El Sarao.
SÉRVULO GUTIÉRREZ: He was the most outstanding figurative expressionist painter of the 20th century. He owned a very particular impressionist style. The main characteristics of his works were the rich and spontaneous color. Remarkable structural and thematic changes can be seen through his different phases as an artist.
ÁLVARO SUÁREZ VÉRTIZ: Chosican at heart, was born in the year 1949. Throughout his career, he varied in style until he found the one with whom he felt most identified. In this way, he created his own called «Garabaticista», which requires extensive brush management and, of course, color. Since he was 14 years old, he had already made different individual exhibitions.