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Amadeo de Souza-Cardoso, Portuguese Painter

Today Google Doodle!!! “Obrigada” Google.

Amadeo de Souza-Cardoso, Portuguese painter, born in Manhufe, Amarante, November 14, 1887 .

He was a precursor of modern art, pursuing the path traced by the artists avant-garde of his time. Although having had a short life, his work became immortal.
He attended the Architecture course at the Academy of Fine Arts in Lisbon in 1905 which interrupted to go to Paris in 1906, settling in Montparnasse, taking first contact with Impressionism and then Cubism and Expressionism with, engaged, thus exclusively to painting.
Amadeo de Souza-Cardoso explored expressionism and his recent work experiments with new forms and techniques such as collages and other forms of artistic expression.

On 25 October 1918, 31 year old dies prematurely in Espinho, victim of “pneumonic” that raged in Portugal.

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6 responses

  1. NuveaSantosCobb

    Reblogged this on NuveaSantosCobb and commented:
    Today I am sharing a post from fellow blogger Isabel Teres. Her blog has lots of neat information on Portuguese art & culture.

    November 19, 2012 at 6:31 pm

    • “Muito Obrigada” Nuvea!!! You also have amazing photos in your Blog 🙂 Have a very happy week!

      November 25, 2012 at 10:07 pm

      • NuveaSantosCobb

        Thank you, Isabel! And thanks for liking my Facebook page, too!

        November 27, 2012 at 2:08 am

      • It’s a pleasure. Obrigada.

        November 27, 2012 at 11:13 pm

  2. jjulio

    Muy agradecido por incluir MI SIGLO entre los blogs.

    Cordiales saludos.

    November 26, 2012 at 8:36 am

    • Con mucho gusto. Is that ok? 🙂 Y’re welcome. It’s a very good blog and cultural. Tky. Obrigada de Portugal!

      November 27, 2012 at 11:15 pm

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