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Francisco Narvaez

 (1905 - 1982)
Francisco Narvaez was active/lived in Venezuela.  Francisco Narvaez is known for painting and sculpture.

Biography  
Francisco Narvaez


After completing his studies at the former school of Fine Arts in Caracas (1922-1928), Narváez moved to Paris to study sculpture at the Julian Academy (1928-1931).  Upon his return to Venezuela in 1931, he opened his studio in Catia, a working class quarter of Caracas (1931-1943).  Narváez taught sculpture and modeling at the new Escuela de Bellas Artes in Caracas, where he served as director from 1953-1956.  His style evolved from figuration to a progressively pure abstraction.

He has exhibited widely (including an important exhibition in 1977 at the Museo de Arte Contemporáneo in Caracas), and is also well represented in a series of public and architectural monuments in Caracas and other Venezuelan cities.  Am  ...  Displaying 750 of 897 characters.



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About  Francisco Narvaez

Born:  1905
Died:   1982
Known for:  painting and sculpture