(1891 - 1984)
Carlos Merida was active/lived in Mexico, Guatemala. Carlos Merida is known for Geometric abstract painting, graphics, murals.
Born in Guatemala but spending most of his career in Mexico, Carlos
Merida first established a reputation as a figurative painter beginning
1907, but in 1927, he abandoned that approach to become one of the
pioneering non-figurative, geometric abstract artists in Mexico.
In the 1920s, he also went through a Surrealist phase.
One of his unique contributions to art in the Americas was fusing
elements of that culture to what he had learned from European
modernists. He also did artwork with geometric symbolism linked
to the Mayan culture, and incorporated barkwood paper into his
From 1908 to 1914, he was in Europe including four years in Paris, beginning 1910
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