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MORENO VILLA, José (1887 - 1960), Painter, pastellist

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
MORENO VILLA, José (1887 - 1960), Painter, pastellist

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Spanish, 20th century, male.

Born 1887, in Málaga; died 1960, in Mexico.

Painter, pastellist. Landscapes, still-lifes.

José Moreno Villa's works, imbued with poetry, were influenced by Surrealism. He chose free composition and an original use of colour. He also wrote poetic works and gave lectures in which he expounded his aesthetic theories.

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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