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Baruj Salinas papers, 1971-1996

Salinas, Baruj, 1938-

Painter

Collection Information

Size: 0.4 Linear feet

Summary: The Baruj Salinas papers measure 0.4 linear feet and date from 1971-1996. The collection documents the artist's prolific painting career and his friendships and professional relationships with a variety of contemporary artist in the U.S. and Europe. The papers of Baruj Salinas are an important addition to the documentation of Cuban-American art and artists.

Biographical/Historical Note

Born in Havana, painter Baruj Salinas' (b. 1938) career began in the field of architecture. He graduated from the University of Ohio with an architectural degree and left Cuba permanently in 1959. Salinas settled in Miami and later moved to Barcelona where he studied alongside artists Joan Miró and Antoni Tàpies.

Provenance

Baruj Salinas donated his papers to the Archives of American Art in 1997.

Language Note

The records are in English and Spanish.