Francisco R. García (b. 1924, Victoria de las Tunas – d. 1999): A critic and art historian, García was the author of Latin American Painters in New York, Maternity in Pre Columbian Art, José Martí y las artes plásticas and José Martí y la pintura española, among other works.  García founded Les Petites Galleries and the Galería Cubana de Pintura y Escultura in Havana, and later directed the Sardio Gallery in Caracas and the Cisneros Gallery in New York City. He also directed and edited the magazines Decoración Interior and Artes in Havana, and from 1976 until his death, the newspaper Noticias de Arte, in New York. He was a member of the Círculo de Escritores y Poetas Iberoamericanos. García wrote under the pen name Florencio García Cisneros. (Cintas for literature, 1964-65)

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