Diaz’s early drawings and assemblages were inspired by Pop Art. In Paris and Milan he developed a style of conceptually oriented painting incorporating text, where he wove political themes with ideas about the nature of art.
|Acrylic on canvas
|129.8 x 162.1 cm
|IMMA Collection: Gordon Lambert Trust, 1992
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Brazilian artist Antonio Dias attended the National School of Fine Arts in Rio de Janeiro. In the 1960s, during Brazil's military dictatorship, Dias moved to Paris and settled in Milan in the 1970s. In the mid 1980s he moved to Berlin with a scholarship from the Deutscher Akademischer Austausch Dienst (German Academic Exchange Service). In 1992, Dias was appointed professor at the Salzburg International Summer Academy of Fine Arts, Austria. He lived and worked between Rio de Janeiro and Milan.View Artist