(1934 - 1988)
Neil Williams was active/lived in New York / Brazil. Neil Williams is known for geometric abstraction, shaped canvas.
Biography Neil Williams
The following biography was submitted by Kim Esteve, February 2005
In "Art In America" (May 1988), Ed Leffingwell wrote that Williams' late work 'corresponds to dominant concerns in the later history of Brasilian Modernism. That correspondence is not so readily apparent in the paintings themselves... The earlier hard-edged abstractions of his output of the 60s included in the Lawrence Alloway exhibitions "The Shaped Canvas" (1964) and "Systemic Paintings", (1966) at the Guggenheim Museum N.Y., bear a certain formal relationship to the Concrete and Neo Concrete of Brazilian Artists.'
Williams had developed a technique of painting as a collage in the 70s, applying dried skins of paint directly to the support, while retaini
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