Livio Abramo / Brazil

Livio Abramo brazilian printmaker, painter and teacher of expressionism. He abandoned painting for wood-engraving, in 1926. He produced a series of wood- engravings, Spain, based on the Spanish Civil War. In 1950 he won a trip abroad from the Salão Nacional de Belas Artes, Rio de Janeiro, with scenes and landscapes. He was named best national engraver in the first São Paulo Bienal in. In 1957 he founded the Julian de la Herreria engraving workshop in Asunción, Paraguay, and in 1960 the Estúdio Gravura in São Paulo. In later years his work tended towards a geometrization of space as in the series on rain and on groups of Paraguayan houses, for instance, Paraguay.

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