Antonio Asik Alonso

©2010 Antonio Asik Alonso Photo: Gladys Perez Art Basel 2010

Antonio  “ASIK” Alonso  was born  on 1978 in Miami , FL. He has since then been working and living here. Alonso comes from a generation of Miami Graffiti street artists, there he gained his “TAG” (Asik). Antonio challenges his own passions, obsessions and fears with the confrontation of dualities of the bi-cultural realities and deceptions…

Essentially a self taught artist and disciple of renowned cuban born artist Sergio Garcia. Azik utilizes icons from past and present civilizations. His style is of sweet tender violence, and of supreme elegance combining the extremes of all techniques and mediums, Expressionism vs Asian Art vs Surrealism.

Antonio’s works have been filmed in several documentaries, and published in magazines on Miami Graffiti, also has been published  in books on the history of Miami graffiti and  in serveral international graffiti magazines. He has painted serveral street mural throughout the city.

Antonio has contributed several donations of his artwork to humanitarian rights groups that  help fund raise through art auctions.

 


©2010 Antonio Azik Alonso ThumSucker 2008

Selected resume of his exhibitions include:

ART PALM BEACH ART FAIR/
ALDO CASTILLO GALLERY, WEST PALM BEACH, FL., M.I.A. MIAMI
INTERNATIONAL ART FAIR/ JORGE FERNANDEZ, KAVACHININA CONTEMPORARY,
MIAMI, FL., LOWE ART MUSEUM, MIAMI, FL., ART BASEL WEEK/ BAJAREQUE ART
SPACE, MIAMI, FL., MIMO ART FESTIVAL – ART BASEL WEEK/ PRECISION ART
GALLERY, MIAMI, FL., M.A.R. POR CUBA, MIAMI BEACH, FL., 801 PROJECTS,
MIAMI, FL., GALLERY 138, MIAMI, FL., NEW COLLECTORS GALLERY, MIAMI,
FL., CHURCHILLS, MIAMI, FL., SWEAT RECORDS, MIAMI, FL., X2PROJECTS,
MIAMI, FL., PAUL MILLER STUDIO, FT. LAUDERDALE, FL., COLBY GALLERY,
CHICAGO, IL., DURBAN-SEGNINI GALLERY, MIAMI, FL.

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