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ÁLVAREZ, Manuel (<i>born</i> 1923), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
ÁLVAREZ, Manuel (born 1923), Painter

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Argentinian, 20th century, male.

Born 1923, in Buenos Aires.


[not available online]Álvarez began painting in 1942 and developed into abstraction from 1951. His painting is close to geometrical abstraction, a trend very much in favour in several Latin American countries. From 1949, he held many solo exhibitions of his paintings in Buenos Aires, and he was selected in 1957 for the São Paulo Biennale. He also exhibited in

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