Jorge Camacho

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The Cuban surrealist painter Jorge Camacho (1934 – 2011) was one of the last painters "discovered" by André Breton. Born in Havana, he moved to Paris in 1959 a few years after another Cuban, the sculptor Agustín Cárdenas. Camacho, painter, draftsman, printmaker, poet and sometimes photographer, he joined the surrealist group and participated in its exhibitions. Camacho began working at the Bordas shop in 1980 and later continued with me throughout the 1990s. One of the most surprising prints is "Dark Sky Man" (1986), his portrait of Roberto Matta.