(1926 - 1972)
Manolo Millares was active/lived in Spain. Manolo Millares is known for surrealist abstract painting, collages, ceramics.
Biography Manolo Millares
Manolo Millares 1926-1972
Spanish abstract painter born in Las Palmas in the Canary Islands.
Self-taught as an artist.
Began to paint watercolours of landscapes and had several one-man exhibitions in the Canary Islands.
Influenced by Surrealism from 1948, started in 1949 to make fantastic pictograms influenced by Klee and Miró.
Co-founder of the magazine Planas de Poesia 1949 and directed the series of art monographs Argueros.
First visited Spain in 1953 to attend the International Congress of Abstract Art at Santander.
Made his first collages in 1954 out of sackcloth, ceramics, wood, sand, etc.
Moved to Madrid in 1955. By 1956 was making collage paintings akin to Burri's
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