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Nadir Afonso Rodrigues
December 4, 1920
|Died||December 11, 2013
|Education||École Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts, Paris|
|Known for||Painting, Architecture|
|Movement||Geometric abstract art (also Kinetic art, Op art)|
|Awards||Order of St. James of the Sword, Portuguese Academy of Fine Arts|
|Patron(s)||Portinari, Vasarely, Léger, Auguste Herbin, André Bloc, Le Corbusier|
Nadir Afonso, GOSE (December 4, 1920 – December 11, 2013) was a Portuguese geometric painter. He painted abstract art. He wanted to be in architecture, which he practiced early in his career with Le Corbusier and Oscar Niemeyer. Afonso later studied painting in Paris and became one of the experts in Kinetic art. He worked alongside Victor Vasarely, Fernand Léger, Auguste Herbin, and André Bloc.
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Tile panels on the Lisbon Metro (1998)
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