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Born in Havana, Cuba, in 1959, Jose Bedia studied at the Academia de San Alejandro de Bellas Artes and graduated at the Instituto Superior de Arte in his hometown. Multidisciplinary artist with a wide artistic production of drawings, paintings, graphics, and installations. Bedia first made a name for himself as an artist in 1981 with Volumen I, a group exhibition which marked a turning point in 20th Century Cuban art, and for his significant participation in La Habana and Sao Biennals, among others. In 2011, Bedia was awarded First Prize at the Fourth Beijing International Art Biennale. Nowadays, he is considered as one of the artists with major international projection in and outside of the Latin American Context. In 1991, Jose Bedia emigrated to Mexico, later moving to Miami in 1993, where he currently lives and works.

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