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Nuno de Siqueira

Nuno de Siqueira



Technique: silkscreen

Dimensions: 32 x 38.5 cm 

Edition:  150

Reference: NS0001
PVP:  €330

About Nuno de Siqueira

1929:  Born on January 23, in Lisbon. He attended the Faculty of Law for three years, and the Escola de Belas-Artes de Lisboa for another three, leaving both institutions without finishing his training. He works with Almada Negreiros on panels for the Faculty of Law, Cidade Universitária de Lisboa.

1953:  On a short trip to Paris he meets Maria Helena Vieira da Silva, working
under your guidance. Exhibits for the first time at the Young Painting Salon, Galeria de Março, Lisbon.

1958: Leaves for Paris with a scholarship from the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation. It will be influenced by the painting of Arpad Szenes.

1957 to 1977:  Participates in numerous group exhibitions, including:
- I Exhibition of Plastic Arts of the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, Lisbon, (1957);
- Brussels International Exhibition, (1958);
- I Biennale de Paris, (Prize of the Union of Art Critics), (1959)
- I Salão dos Novíssimos, SNI, Lisbon, (1959);
- II Salão dos Novíssimos, SNI, Lisbon, (1960);
- VI Bienal de São Paulo, São Paulo, (Honorable Mention) (1961);
- Diogo de Macedo Prize, (1962);
- III Salão dos Novíssimos, SNI, Lisbon, (Souza-Cardoso Award) (1963);
- Art Portugais, Brussels, Paris, Madrid, (1967-68);
- Portuguese Painting of Today, Barcelona and Salamanca, (1973);
- Contemporary Portuguese Art, Brasília, São Paulo, Rio de Janeiro, (1976-77); etc.
First solo exhibitions at the Pórtico Gallery (1956), and at the National Secretariat
of Information, Lisbon (1957).
Over the years, he has held several solo shows – in Lisbon, New York and Rio de Janeiro.
de Janeiro –, namely at Galeria Judite DaCruz, Lisbon, which he founded in 1969
with your wife.

2007:  A June 10, 2007, he was elected Grand Officer of the Order of Merit. He died on the 19th of December.


If you are looking for more nature themed art, take a look at Marçal, Silva Palmeira and Teresa Lima´s work. 

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