Smiles pervaded with innocent maliciousness. Complicity glances. A laughter, why not? The inevitable reflection. This is what happens in the face of the work of Reynerio Tamayo Fonseca (Niquero, 1968) and even when speaking to the artist. The key lies in the efficient use of humor as well as the appropriation –seldom exempt of hilariousness– of the style or fragments of works of universal art icons: Leonardo da Vinci, Diego Velázquez, Francisco de Goya, Vincent Van Goth, the Spanish baroque still-life painters, Pablo Picasso, Salvador Dalí and the Ukiyo-e (better known as Japanese print). The formal mark of domestic creators is not perceivable; however, conceptually there is a strong presence of the non-conformist spirit, or, as he would say, of the attitude of art during the 1980s, the period in which part of his artistic training occurred.

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Tamayo y  Niebla confirm destination of the oil tanker

Bárbara Beatriz Laffita


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