o, miami is a knight foundation sponsored event and their goal is to have every single person in miami-dade county encounter a poem during the month of april (which is amazing! help some bros out!). they have a fantastic line-up of events (including readings by the james franco and u.s. poet…
I feel sadden by the loss of Bidó, growing up in the art circuit back in the Dominican Republic I got the chance to meet and talk to him. He was a great influence on my developing art. He shall be missed.
Santo Domingo.- The most famous Dominican painter Candido Bidó passed away Monday in the capital’s Cedimat medical center from coronary failure, after being hospitalized Sunday night .
Bidó, born in the central town Bonao in 1936, earned international fame with his paintings in Europe, the United States and the Middle East. His large number of exhibitions worldwide is unrivaled, and his works are among the most sought paintings by foreigner collectors scattered in the five continents.
The Dominican master has participated in an endless number of competitions, including First Prize in the 12th Biennial of the Fine Arts, for his work ‘Los amantes de la aldea’ (the lovers of the village).