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Carl Abrahams /Jamaica

Carl Abrahams a jamaican painter. He began his career as a cartoonist for various local periodicals. In 1937, he went to the ‘official’ classes at the Institute of Jamaica. He virtually taught himself to paint through self-study courses and manuals. His sardonic humor cartoons the most important in his work that drawn from numerous stylistic...

Eduardo Abela / Habana, Cuba

Cuban painter and caricaturist. He graduated from the Academia de Alejandro in Havana in 1920 and lived in Paris from 1927 to 1929. There he studied at the Académie de la Grande Chaumière and abandoned academicism, developing a modernist ‘Cuban’ style, in which folkloric scenes of peasant life were depicted in a colorful, energetic, pseudo-naive...

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