“The Pugilist and the Heiress; Works by Meraud and Alvaro Guevara” at Lori Bookstein Fine Art

Meraud Guinness Guevara, Still Life (c. 1938), oil on canvas, 23-1/4″ x 28-3/4″

Alvaro Guevara, Elbows (c. 1916-17), oil on board, 19-7/8″ x 25-3/4″; both images courtesy Lori Bookstein Fine Art

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“Could Meraud and Alvaro be any more different as artists? Meraud’s portraits and still lifes are weighty-bordering-on stolid, hearkening to Picasso’s neo-classical phase and imbued with a dry strain of Surrealism. Alvaro was given to giddy, almost frivolous depictions of leisure—theater, café society, napping in the park, like that. Meraud’s brush molded mountains, Alvaro’s lighted upon moments.”

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