Author: Lucio Muñoz

Title: Untitled

Period: 20th Century

Date:: 1994

Technique: Woodcut

Dimensions: 56 x 75 cm

Series number: III/X

Registry number: GE-089

Lucio Muñoz

Madrid, 1929

Lucio Muñoz (December 27, 1929 – May 24, 1998) was a Spanish abstract painter and engraver.

Muñoz was the son of Lucio Muñoz, a shopkeeper, and Nicolasa Martínez. Born on December 27, 1929 in Madrid.

In 1949, Muñoz enrolled at the Royal Academy of Fine Arts of San Fernando, where he obtained a degree in Fine Arts. While at the school, he met Amalia Avia; they married on January 15, 1960.

Muñoz’s first one-man exhibition was at the Sala de la Direccion General de Bellas Artes in Madrid, in 1955.

During a stay in Paris financed by a Spanish government scholarship in 1955–56, Muñoz was influenced by the art informel. He worked with various materials, such as burnt paper and wood, in addition to canvas. He pierced, bent, and made cuts in the canvas, like informalist artists. He is particularly known for his innovation in his works on wood, which he fully incorporated into the works; burns, carving, and paint mixed with materials such as marble dust, sawdust, and pulverized minerals were among the techniques he used to create the works he referred to...

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