Edgar Negret/ Édgar Negret

Colombia 1920 - 2012

Sculpture

Edgar Negret
Édgar Negret
Male
Colombia
1920
May 16, 2013
Balasz Takac is alias of Vladimir Bjelicic who is actively engaged in art criticism, curatorial and artistic practice.

Edgar Negret was born in Popayán, Colombia. He attended the School of Fine Arts in Cali, Colombia. Initially working in stone in styles reminiscent of European modernists like Jean Arp and Constantin Brâncuși. By the early 1950s, he began working in metal in constructivist tradition.

Featured image: Edgar Negret – La Gran Metamorfosis, 1982 – image courtesy of Pinterest