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Roberto Estopiñan papers, 1960-2015 | University of Miami Cuban Heritage Collection

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ID: CHC5411

Extent: 2.0 Boxes. More info below.

Formats/Genres: Sculpture (visual work), Sketchbooks

Languages: Spanish;Castilian

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Roberto Estopiñan (1921-2015) was a Cuban born sculptor who emigrated to the United States and lived in New York from 1960 to 2002. He subsequently retired in Miami until his passing in 2015. His papers at the Cuban Heritage Collection include 47 sketchbooks with original artwork from the 1980s to the 1990s,  photographs, 1 maquette for a book titled: "En el Vientre del Tropico" by Alina Galliano (1991), slides and ephemera  related to the artist's work and his travels, awards, as well as a plaster cast of the Estopiñan's hands.

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Art, Cuban - 20th century
Cuban American artists

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Alternate Extent Statement: 2 linear ft. (2 boxes)

Access Restrictions: The collection is open for research.

Acquisition Method: Gift of Carmina Benguria, as requested by Roberto Estopiñan, 2015. Additional gift of Alejandro Andreus, 2015 and 2016.

Related Materials: Cuban Sculptor Roberto Estopiñán (1921-2015) Honored at CHC.

Preferred Citation: Roberto Estopiñan Papers, Cuban Heritage Collection, University of Miami Libraries, Coral Gables, Florida.

Processing Information: Collection-level record added by Béatrice Skokan, Manuscripts Librarian, 2016.

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