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Ramón Guerrero papers and photographs, 1978-1993

Ramón Guerrero papers and photographs, 1978-1993

Guerrero, Ramón, 1946-1993

Photographer

Collection Information

Size: 0.6 linear feet

Summary: Artists' files; photographs by Guerrero; letters; printed material; and appointment books relate to Guerrero's work as a commercial and fine art photographer of the Miami art community.

Biographical/Historical Note

Photographer; Miami, Fla. Guerrero was born in Camaguey, Cuba in 1946, and came to the United States in 1962. After a brief stint in New York where he worked as a photographer's assistant at the Mayo Studios, he returned to Miami in 1976 and opened his own studio. He is known for his series of still lifes and nudes that explore themes of life, death, time, and religion, as well as portraits of notable Cuban American artists. Died 1993.

Provenance

Donated 1997 by Maria Guerrero, Guerrero's widow.

Restrictions on Access

Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.

Restrictions on Use

Self-portrait and portrait photographs: Copyright retained by Maria E. Guerrero

How to Cite This Collection

Ramón Guerrero papers and photographs, 1978-1993. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.