Roberto Fabelo

Roberto Fabelo, geb.: 1950 Cuba, „El mar en tu mente“ 2019, u. re. sign. u. dat. u. m. d. Titel Fabelo 2019, farbige Kreidezeichnung auf schwarzem Karton, 108 x 75 cm
Roberto Fabelo, geb. 1950 Cuba, "La fiesta del fauns" 2019, u. re. sign., dat. u. m. d. Titel Fabelo 2019, Acryl auf bestickter Seide, 165 x 130 cm
Roberto Fabelo, Geb. 1950 Cuba, „Mango, Mango, Mango…“ 2019, u. re. sign. u. dat. Fabelo 2019, am unteren Rand bezeichnet. farbige Kreidezeichnung auf schwarzem Karton, 108 x 75 cm

Roberto Fabelo

born 1951 Camagüey, in Guáimaro, Camagüey, Cuba.


Roberto Fabelo studied at the National School of Art and the Instituto Superior de Arte in Havana and later at the Hochschule für Bildende Künste in Hamburg, Germany. He has been a professor and jury member at national and international visual arts competitions. The Cuban state awarded him the Medal of National Culture and the Alejo Carpentier Medal for his outstanding artistic career.

Some of his best-known works are the "Cabezas" (Heads) series, in which he depicts bizarre and imaginative heads of both animals and human beings, and the "Juegos de manos" (Hand Games) series, which shows surreal and humorous situations of hands in various shapes and sizes.

Fabelo's works are in numerous public and private collections internationally, including the collection of the National Museum of Fine Arts of Cuba (MNBA), the Wifredo Lam Centre in Cuba, the Casa de las Américas in Havana, Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes in Havana, the Museum of Modern Art of New Delhi , Museum of Modern Art of Mexico City, "El Chopo" University Museum in Mexico City, Nordillaan Kunstmuseum of Denmark, in the permanent exhibition of the Uffizi Gallery in Florence, at the UN headquarters in New York, the Pérez Art Museum of Miami, PAMM and the Museum of Latin American Art of California, MOLAA, as well as various international galleries.

He is currently associated with Francisco de Goya: In the exhibition "Mundos. Goya y Fabelo", the Foundación iberCaja shows the undeniable similarities in the messages of two creative geniuses separated by centuries: Francisco de Goya (1746-1828) and Roberto Fabelo (*1950).