Nadir Afonso

The Portuguese artist Nadir Afonso (1920- 2013) was a pioneer in geometric abstraction in Portugal, being a fundamental figure for modernism in this country. In an initial period of pictorial experimentation, through figurativism and the representation of reality, he followed a surrealist aesthetic that transitioned to abstractionism. This is how he discovered his attraction to geometric painting. The artist considered that art was not the fruit of imagination, but of observation and manipulation of ... ver mais