Horacio Sicre is the director of LatinAmericanArtSale.com. Horacio Sicre is the nephew of Jose Gomez-Sicre and for twenty-two years was his right hand man and personal secretary. Horacio is also the grand nephew of Juan Jose Sicre, the 20th century Cuban modernist sculptor. Throughout more than two decades Horacio acquired first hand knowledge from Jose Gomez-Sicre, the foremost Latin American art historian and promoter. One could say that Gomez-Sicre put Latin American art on the map. Gomez Sicre directed the visual arts department at the Pan American Union (PAU) in Washington, DC from 1948 to 1981, holding monthly exhibits at the PAU gallery that are today considered milestones in the careers of the major Latin American painters. In 1976 he founded and directed the Museum of Modern Art of Latin America in Washington, DC until his retirement in 1981.
Horacio met all the major artists of Latin America as he accompanied Gomez-Sicre on his tours of countries organizing exhibitions and discovering new talent. Horacio also was assistant cameraman on several documentaries Gomez-Sicre directed under the auspices of the Organization of American States, including the award winning film about the Honduran primitive painter Jose Antonio Velasquez.
Horacio Sicre has been involved in the art world for more than forty years and has been selling art for twenty years. This experience is now focused on bringing you the best Latin American art available worldwide.