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Miami Herald on Agustin Fernandez exhibit at Frost Museum

Agustín Fernández drawings at FIU Frost museum exude lust, vulnerability

BY JOHN COPPOLA

If you know Agustín Fernández’s artwork only from its star turn in Brian DePalma’s 1980 movieDressed to Kill, a new exhibition of the Cuban master’s drawings at the Frost Art Museum offers a more nuanced take on his working method and subject matter.

Fernández’s appearance in an erotic crime thriller is hardly an unexpected pairing. Adept at painting, sculpture and printmaking, he portrayed human sexuality in a way that was both seductive and threatening.

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