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Alvaro Barrington

Born in 1983, Caracas, Venezuela

Lives and works in New York City, United States, Brooklyn, United States


Alvaro Barrington is an artist whose work is driven by a strong sense of community. He primarily considers himself a painter, but also engages in a variety of artistic collaborations including exhibitions, performances, concerts, fashion, and philanthropy. Circling elements of nostalgia and the Caribbean, he uses painting as a means of exploring and understanding the world, and as a space for storytelling of different narratives. His previous exhibits have touched on subjects such as childbirth,...Read more