Eduardo Roca «Choco»

Eduardo Roca «Choco»

- Virginia Alberdi Benítez - - Art Critic - Choco, the renowned Cuban artist, shines with his own light. Perhaps not all inhabitants of the Caribbean island know that his name is Eduardo Roca Salazar, but when you say Choco – the familiar name with which he signs his pieces – Cubans understand that you are speaking of a well-known artist. It is not necessary to be familiar with his work in detail or to frequently visit the spaces where he exhibits; in the public domain, beyond the specialized circles, Choco is someone…Read more …
Eduardo Roca «Choco»: EQUILIBRIO HUMANO

Eduardo Roca «Choco»: EQUILIBRIO HUMANO

Keys to an Identity - Virginia Alberdi - Choco shines with his own light. Perhaps not all inhabitants of the Caribbean island know that his name is Eduardo Roca, but when you say Choco – the familiar name with which he signs his pieces – they understand that you are speaking of an artist whom everyone admires for contributing to the heart of Cuban culture. That perception has been forged over time and is supported by the regularity of a consistent artistic output. The participation in salons and biennials and the awards he…Read more …
Alicia Leal

Alicia Leal

Catharsis and Authenticity –VIRGINIA ALBERDI –Art Critic A young woman flies along with a rooster whose wings have the colors of fire and the sky. One ignores where it comes from or heads to. The retina only fixes one and the other on the front plane, with a background of very light trees and waves (are they waves or bubbles?) that hardly support the painting’s main characters. Another young woman hides her head in her thorax, accompanied by doves and illuminated by a sun of honey-colored rays, leaving a rain of fine spores…Read more …