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Nadir Afonso | the artist



The artist Nadir Afonso
Born 1920, Chaves, Portugal.

Style and technique of the artist: Architecture, Painting, Geometric abstraction,


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<p>Nadir Afonso nasceu em Chaves em 1920.<br /> Diplomou-se em Arquitectura na Escola Superior de Belas-Artes do Porto.<br /> Em 1946, estuda pintura na École des Beaux-Arts em Paris, e obtém por intermédio de Portinari uma bolsa de estudo do governo francês e até 1948 e em 1951 colaborador do arquitecto Le Corbusier e serviu-se algum tempo do atelier Fernand Léger.<br /> De 1952 a 1954, trabalha no Brasil com o arquitecto Oscar Niemeyer. </p>

<p>Nadir Afonso nasceu em Chaves em 1920.<br /> Diplomou-se em Arquitectura na Escola Superior de Belas-Artes do Porto.<br /> Em 1946, estuda pintura na École des Beaux-Arts em Paris, e obtém por intermédio de Portinari uma bolsa de estudo do governo francês e até 1948 e em 1951 colaborador do arquitecto Le Corbusier e serviu-se algum tempo do atelier Fernand Léger…</p>

Was born in Chaves, North of Portugal. Graduated in Architecture at the Fine Arts School of Oporto. In 1964, he was granted a fellowship by the French Government and he studied at the Fine Arts School of Paris. In 1952 he worked with Le Coburbusier and from 1952 to 1954 with Oscar Niemeyer in Brazil. He returned in 1954 to Paris, re-establishing contacts with artists of the Kinetic Art movement, and started to intensify studies on paintings that he called “Espacillimité”...

worked with Le Corbusier and Oscar Niemeyer