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AGUAYO, Fermín (1926 - 1977), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
AGUAYO, Fermín (1926 - 1977), Painter

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Spanish, 20th century, male.

Active in France from 1952.

Born 14 August 1926, in Sotillo de la Ribera (Castile); died 23 November 1977, in Paris.


Nouvelle Figuration.

Portico Group.

Fermín Aguayo was a teenager during the Spanish Civil War and started painting in 1945 without having received any training. In 1947, he co-founded the Portico Group, which brought together the leading Spanish abstract painters.

Reference Entry.  693 words. 

Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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