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RODA, Juan Antonio (1921 - 1970), Painter, draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
RODA, Juan Antonio (1921 - 1970), Painter, draughtsman

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Spanish, 20th century, male.

Active from 1955 active, then naturalised, in Colombia.

Born 19 November 1921, in Valencia; died 1970.

Painter, draughtsman.

Roda worked initially in Barcelona before spending the period from 1950 to 1955 in Paris. During his early years in Europe he was a figurative painter influenced by Picasso; on arrival in Colombia, however, his work evolved towards Lyrical Abstraction. He assigned symbolic values to

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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