Maria Helena Vieira da Silva, Terre de basse nuit, 1970, huile sur toile, 160x89,5 cm, Lisbonne, collection privée

Maria Helena Vieira da Silva, Terre de basse nuit, 1970, huile sur toile, 160x89,5 cm, Lisbonne, collection privée

This painting was done by Vieira da silva in 1957 and is called 'les chantiers'. The street scene was created using thin sharp lines which were built up in certain areas to create depth and tone. There is a focal point created by perspective, drawing your eyes through the street. The overall mood is similar to Jackson Pollock, specifically 'Ritmo de otoño', as both artists have used prominently black and white colours, with line being a strong feature in both works.

This painting was done by Vieira da silva in 1957 and is called 'les chantiers'…

Vieira da Silva

“When I paint a landscape or a seascape, I’m not very sure it’s a landscape or a seascape. It’s a thought form rather than a realistic form.” Thus did Maria Elena Vieira da Silva explains her appro…

MARIA HELENA VIEIRA DA SILVA (1908-1992) Portuguese-French Abstract Painter. Studied with Fernand Léger. Influenced by Cézanne. Lived and worked in Paris. Married Hungarian artist Árpád Szenes. Received the French government's Grand Prix National des Arts in 1966, the first woman so honored. Artwork: Dislocation du Labyrinthe.

Dislocation du labyrinthe by Maria Helena Vieira da Silva

VIEIRA DA SILVA New Amsterdam II, 1970 óleo s/ tela 195 x 97 cm Col. Jorge de Brito, em depósito na Fundação Arpad Szenes-Vieira da Silva (http://fasvs.pt/coleccao/acercaimage/113)

VIEIRA DA SILVA New Amsterdam II, 1970 óleo s/ tela 195 x 97 cm Col. Jorge de Brito, em depósito na Fundação Arpad Szenes-Vieira da Silva (http://fasvs.pt/coleccao/acercaimage/113)

<3 Helena Vieira da Silva, The Theatre of Gérard Philipe, 1975. Oil on canvas, Musée d'Unterlinden, Colmar.

Gesehen in Hanau, Mai Maria Helena Vieira da Silva / The Theatre of Gérard Philipe / 1975 / oil on canvas


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