(1920 - 2012)
Edgar Negret was active/lived in Colombia. Edgar Negret is known for sculpture.
Biography Edgar Negret
Negret was born in Popay?n, Colombia. He attended the School of Fine Arts in Cali, Colombia. Initially working in stone in styles reminiscent of European modernists like Jean Arp and Constantin Br?ncu_i. By the early 1950s, he began working in metal in constructivist tradition. In 1955, his art was acquired by the Museum of Modern Art. In 1963, he won the Sal?n de Artistas Colombianos, and therein became one of the most prominent Colombian sculptors of the 20th century. In 1968, he was awarded the David E. Bright Sculpture Prize, at the Thirty-fourth Venice Biennial. In 1985, the Museum Negret opened. In 2010, he was awarded ?Grado de Oficial? by order of the Congress of Colombia. Negret died, on his 92nd birthday, in Bogot?,
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