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Daniel Rodriguez – a breeze of contemporary art from the Andes

Contemporary Peruvian art is dominated by figurative painting. However, there is a parallel development of abstract art, initiated by Fernando de Szyszlo – a famous painter born in Lima, whose father was a polish geographer. Szyszlo, fascinated with surrealism and cubism, quickly shaped his own distinctive style. Fascination with European avantgarde can be also traced in the art of .