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JOAN PUIG MANERA

(Spanish, 1921-2013)

GEOMETRIC ABSTRACT, 1957

Oil on Canvas

36⅝ x 28¾ Inches

Signed Lower Right "Manera"

Additionally Signed and Dated Verso with Title "Komposition" on Old Label

 

A substantial, oil abstract comprising overlapping incised triangles in shades of ivory and gun-metal gray, placed in dynamic, arched juxtaposition and contrasted against a smoky charcoal-grey ground.

 

Joan Puig Manera studied at the School of Fine Arts of San Jordi. His work focused on geometric forms, and he sought to create a sense of light and of movement within his compositions. Manera was a regular exhibitor in the Parisian Salons, (Comparaisons, Realities Nouvelles, Salon de Mai) during the 1950's, exhibiting alongside Kandinsky, Paul Klee, Jean Miro and Max Ernst.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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