Ana Hatherly | the artist




The artist Ana Hatherly
Born 1929, Oporto, Portugal.
Lives and works in Lisboa, Portugal.

Style and technique of the artist: Drawing, Writing, Venice Biennale,

Poet, novelist, essayist, translator and visual artist.


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Ana Hatherly#
One of Portugal’s leading artists and poets and has exhibited extensively around the world. Her work is based on continuous movement between the drawn and the written, which results sometimes in abstract calligraphic works and sometimes in visual poetry. She studied film in Britain in early 1970s. Ana Hatherly represented Portugal at the Venice Biennale in 1975 with her film on the posters and graffiti of the Portuguese revolution…

Ana Hatherly
Drawings Toward a Distant Shore

Ana Hatherly
Poema da série O Escritor

Ana Hatherly
Hatherly initiated her career in literature in 1958 with the book: Um Ritmo Perdido and began her research into the field of concrete poetry a year later, beginning to work with experimental poetry in 1965. The exhibition Anagramas (Anagrams), presented in 1969 at the Quadrante Gallery, marks the beginning of her incursion into the domain of the visual arts.

Ana Hatherly
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