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Lisandra Isabel García López is a mixed media, installation artist and painter. The paintings in this collection are part of a series that takes from the tradition of using the female body as a representation of the sensual. The artist explores the contrast between past and present ideas of beauty. Garcia, a skilled draftsman, paints in a graphic style. Black line silhouettes depict women wearing basic underwear and lingerie.

Lisandra Isabel García López was born in Havana in 1989. She is currently a student at the Higher Institute of Arts and a graduate from the San Alejandro Academy of Fine Arts. Lisandra has participated in numerous solo and group exhibitions, including Torbellino II (Galería Habana, Havana, 2011); Interna cognición (National Union of Artists and Writers, Havana, 2010); and Viene el lobo (el verdadero loop) (Factoría Habana, Havana, 2010). In 2010, she was awarded the second prize at the Cubafoto photography festival (Pablo de la Torriente Brau Cultural Center, Havana). She has taken part in academic and artistic exchange programs with New York University (USA), the University of Arts and Social Sciences (Germany), and Cardinal Wiseman High School (UK).