“I cried because I didn’t have any shoes until I saw a child without any feet.” Guayasamin.
An Ecuadorian artist who said that “Art encompasses life. It is a way to love” Guayasamin uses his art to capture some of the awful things Ecuadorian people have suffered. Most of his work is very sad and can be quite dark but it gives a glimpse into some of the history of the country.
Well worth a look on his website: