(1944 - 1986)
Raymundo Colares was active/lived in Brazil. Raymundo Colares is known for avant-garde panel painting with urban life themes.
Estate of Raymundo Colares
Biography Raymundo Colares
Born 1944 in Grão Mogol, Minas Gerais, Brazil. ?Died 1986 in Montes Claros, Minas Gerais.
In 1964 Raymundo Colares moved from Grão Mogol to Salvador de Bahia with a scholarship to study engineering, but he soon gave up his studies to pursue art, inspired by the works of Piet Mondrian and Paul Klee. He settled in Rio de Janeiro in 1965 where he worked as a jewellery designer at H. Stern. The following year he was admitted into the Escola de Belas Artes where he met Antonio Dias, Antonio Manuel, Wanda Pimentel and Hélio Oiticica, among others, and associated with the Brazilian new figuration.
In 1967 he abandoned his studies once again to join artist Ivan Serpa’s independent studio at the Museo de Arte Moderna. In this per
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