Armando Manriquez, Painting and Memory
It is vitally important to the culture of a society that constructive criticism and expert reporting on the visual arts are encouraged. The work and collection of art compiled in this volume are an authoritative aid for understanding the number of collective exhibitions, as well as the painters in the first decade of the 21st century in La Paz.
The work of Manriquez is a mixture of magic, romance and color that takes us to new worlds. He is an indispensable figure when it comes to understanding the visual culture of the last decades in Sudcalifornia.
Armando Manriquez was born in San Antonio, a historic town in La Paz, in 1936. In the 1960s, he studied painting and illustrating for advertising in Mexico City. Starting in 1980, he began a series of courses on production techniques and teaching artistic concepts and theories.
Along with his painting, Armando Manriquez played the important role of teacher for many generations.