Gonzalez Gutierrez, Herman

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Gonzalez Gutierrez, Herman Gender: M
born on 31 December 1918 at 22:30 (= 10:30 PM )
Place San José, Costa Rica, 9n56, 84w05
Timezone LST m84w05 (is standard time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Castellanos
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_capcol.18.gif 09°42' s_mo.18.gif s_sagcol.18.gif 25°49 Asc.s_vircol.18.gif 17°07'


Costa Rican sculptor, lawyer, farmer and bank manager. He was one of the most important sculptors of the sixties in Costa Rica. He devoted himself to sculpture being a mature man, 40 years old. He began his studies in sculpture in 1957 in Woodstock (New York), with the American sculptor Harvey Fite. In the beginning, he devoted himself to sculpt animals, following the sculptural tradition of 1930. In 1960, he entered the national art world, producing his most significant works. member of Group 8, generation of Costa Rican artists who pushed the national art was. He won the National Sculpture Prize twice, in 1961 and 1969. Between 1982 and 1986 he was Minister of Culture during the government of Luis Alberto Monge Alvarez.

He died in San Jose on 14 October 1987.

Link to Wikipedia biography (Spanish)

Source Notes

Castellanos quotes birth certificate


  • Vocation : Art : Fine art artist