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La verseuse (1916) – Robert Delaunay (1885-1941)

Centro de Arte Moderna (CAM), Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, Lisboa, Portugal Materials : Wax on canvas BIOGRAPHY: Robert Delaunay (12 April 1885 – 25 October 1941) was a French artist who, with his wife Sonia Delaunay and others, cofounded the Orphism art movement, noted for its use of strong colours and geometric shapes. His later works…

Femme dans un fauteuil (Métamorphose) (1929) – Pablo Picasso (1881 – 1973)

Berardo Collection, Centro Cultural de Belem, Belem, Lisbon, Portugal Materials : Oil on canvas BIOGRAPHY Spanish expatriate Pablo Picasso was one of the greatest and most influential artists of the 20th century, as well as the co-creator of Cubism. Born on October 25, 1881, in Málaga, Spain, Pablo Picasso’s gargantuan full name, which honors a…

Song of Açude – A Poem in Colour (c.1915-1916) – Amadeo de Souza-Cardoso (1897-1918)

Museu Nacional de Arte Contemporânea (Museu do Chiado), MNAC, Lisbon, Portugal Material : Gouache on paper Collection: Calouste Gulbenkian Museum – Modern Collection Inv.: 87DP335 BIOGRAPHY Amadeo de Souza-Cardoso moved to Paris in 1906. He was 19 and wanted to continue the studies in architecture that he had begun in Lisbon. The vibrancy of the…

Oceano vermelhão azul cabeça AZUL (continuidades simbólicas) Rouge bleu vert (1916) – Amadeo de Souza-Cardoso (1897-1918)

Museu Nacional de Arte Contemporânea (Museu do Chiado), MNAC, Lisbon, Portugal Material : Gouache on paper Collection : Calouste Gulbenkian Museum -Modern Collection Inv.: 77DP358 BIOGRAPHY Amadeo de Souza-Cardoso moved to Paris in 1906. He was 19 and wanted to continue the studies in architecture that he had begun in Lisbon. The vibrancy of the…

Untitled (Musical Instruments) (1915/1916) – Amadeo Souza-Cardoso (1887-1918)

Museu Nacional de Arte Contemporânea (Museu do Chiado), MNAC, Lisbon, Portugal BIOGRAPHY Amadeo de Souza-Cardoso moved to Paris in 1906. He was 19 and wanted to continue the studies in architecture that he had begun in Lisbon. The vibrancy of the Parisian artistic milieu radically affected his destiny, leading him onto the path of painting.…

La Sheer (1968) – Allen Jones (1937)

Belem, Berardo Collection, Centro Cultural de Belem, Lisbon, Portugal Materials : Oil on canvas ABOUT THE WORK Allen Jones, along with David Hockney, Peter Phillips and R. B. Kitaj, belongs to the ‘second generation’ of British Pop. From 1955 to 1960 he studied in London at the Hornsey College of Art, then at the Royal…

Nature morte (Fernand Léger, 1938)

CAM Collection, Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, Lisbon, Portugal Oil on Canvas Inv. PE 127 From Wikipedia Joseph Fernand Henri Léger (French: [leʒe]; February 4, 1881 – August 17, 1955) was a French painter, sculptor, and filmmaker. In his early works he created a personal form of cubism which he gradually modified into a more figurative, populist…