Henri Cueco (19 October 1929 – 13 March 2017) was a French painter, essayist, novelist and radio personality.
|Died||13 March 2017 (aged 87)|
|Cause of death||Alzheimer's disease|
Vigeois, Corrèze, France
|Occupation||Painter, essayist, novelist, radio personality|
|Political party||French Communist Party (1956–1976)|
His work was exhibited internationally. He was the author of several books, including collections of essays and novels. He was also a contributor to France Culture.
He was a communist-turned-libertarian, he was a co-founder of Coopérative des Malassis, an anti-consumerist artists collective. He was best-known for The Red Men, a series of figurative paintings depicting aspects of the Cold War like the May 1968 events, the Vietnam War and Red Scare, and his 150 still lifes, or "portraits," of potatoes.