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Mirror (1971) – Roy Lichtenstein ( 1923 – 1997)

Belem, Berardo Collection, Centro Cultural de Belem, Lisbon, Portugal Materials : Oil and magna on canvas BIOGRAPHY © Ken Heyman/Courtesy The Roy Lichtenstein Foundation Archives Avis Berman Roy Lichtenstein was one of the most influential and innovative artists of the second half of the twentieth century. He is preeminently identified with Pop Art, a movement…

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…

Offrande fanée (1937) – Paul Klee (1879 – 1940)

Arpad Szenes-Vieira da Silva Foundation, Praça das Amoreiras, Lisbon, Portugal BIOGRAPHY From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia MovementExpressionism, Bauhaus, Surrealism Paul Klee (German: [paʊ̯l ˈkleː]; 18 December 1879 – 29 June 1940) was a Swiss-German artist. His highly individual style was influenced by movements in art that included Expressionism, Cubism, and Surrealism. Klee was a natural…