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Carlos Nadal

 (1917 - 1998)
Carlos Nadal was active/lived in France, Spain.  Carlos Nadal is known for abstract naive-sophisticated marine, landscape and still life painting, murals.

Carlos Nadal

Following is an obituary of the artist by John Duncalfe, The Independent, June 20, 1998

THE CATALAN painter Carlos Nadal was the last wild expressionist of Spain. He was also perhaps one of the last artists with direct connections to the original group of Fauvist painters.

"A page of script can never replace a canvas," writes Hubert Nyssen in his book Carlos Nadal (1980):
Words seem to be inadequate in their attempt to recreate the pictorial work. Looking at this work, five words seem to invite themselves: revelry, childhood, folly, dream, magic . . .

Nadal's work at first appears to be naive, almost childlike. However, it is difficult not to turn and sup the extravagant wild colours, bold lines and  ...  Displaying 750 of 5437 characters.

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About  Carlos Nadal

Born:  1917 - Paris, France
Died:   1998 - Barcelona, Spain
Known for:  abstract naive-sophisticated marine, landscape and still life painting, murals