Ignacio Videla (Diaz)

Life Dates:
b. 1929
Artist Biography:
Ignacio Videla Diaz is a painter from Chile whose body of artwork particularly focuses on landscape painting. Born in Rancagua, Chile, Diaz began his career painting and drawing as a child. He later attended the School of Fine Arts in Santiago, and began working for Chilean television as a painter. His work for TelevisiĆ³n Nacional consisted of painting sets for popular soap operas. Diaz's work has been praised for its representation of Chilean natural landscape and culture. Inspired by a tradition of Chilean landscape painters, Diaz's artwork showcases the beauty of the country. His works that show Chilean customs have been praised for their authenticity and realistic qualities. Diaz's artwork has been recognized and exhibited nationally and internationally.

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