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Activity A (10 points)

Fill the following charts, REMEMBER you are the CHAIRMAN (President) who is organizingthe activities.

P.S. Means “Post-Script”, which is used for posting last notes and aclarations.

Written report: In about 60 words, write a report explaining and justifying the activities youhave planned, use a title and give a conclusion at the end.

Activity B (10 points)
Read about Oswaldo Guayasamin.
Oswaldo Guayasamin, was born in Quito, the capitalof Ecuador, on July 6, 1919. He graduated from the School of Fine Art in Quito as painter and sculptor. He carried out his first exhibit when he was 23, in 1942.
He achieved in his youth allNational Awards, and was credited, in 1952, at the age of 33, the Grand Award of the Biennial of Spain and later the Grand Award of the Biennial of Sao Paulo. His last exhibits were personally inauguratedin the Palace Museum of Luxembourg in Paris, and in the Museo Palais de Glace in Buenos Aires, in 1995.
His work has been shown in museums in all capitals of America and in many countries in Europe,for example, in Leningrade (L'Ermitage), Moscow, Prague, Rome, Madrid, Barcelona, and Warsaw. He carried out 180 individual exhibits, and his production was fruitful in paintings, murals, sculpturesand monuments.
He has murals in Quito (Government and Legislative Palaces; Central University; Provincial Council); Madrid (Barajas airport); Paris (UNESCO headquarters); Sao Paulo (Latin AmericanParliament). And his monuments "A la Patria Joven" (To the Young Country), and "A la Resistencia" (To the Resistance) in Ecuador.
His humanist work, marked as expressionist, reflects the pain andmisery that the larger part of humanity has endured, and he denounced the violence that every human being has had to live in the 20th century marked by world wars, civil wars, genocide, concentration...