Garoute, Jean-Claude (Haitian, 1935 - 2006)



Jean-Claude "Tiga" Garoute was a Haitian painter and sculptor. Born in Jérémie, Garoute co-founded a museum of ceramic art in Haiti named Poto-Mitan. An abstract painter, he participated in art festivals throughout the world. Tiga and Maud Guerdes Robard founded the Saint-Soleil post-naïve school of Haitian painting.

Soleil Brule, 1998
Soleil Brule, 1998
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