Posts byJamie Toto

Wifredo Lam: The Modern Day Avant-Garde

sually hanging up at New York City’s Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) is The Jungle, a famous piece by artist Wifredo Lam. This masterpiece usually hangs alongside Picasso’s Les Demoiselle d’Avignon. The placement of these two pieces seems fitting, as Picasso had a major influence on Lam’s work, and helped shape him into a modern day avant-garde painter. Lam, an Afro-Cuban painter,