ANGEL ALONSO ( 1923 - 1994 )
Angel Alonso was born in Spain in 1923 and died in France in 1994. He is considered as a franco-spanish artist .He escaped Franco when he was young.
Franco even requested his extradition but a group of french intellectual ( Michel Leiris , Tal Coat , De Stael among others... ) protected him.
His art is radical , abstract based on an investigation on colour and material .
After he died the Reina Sofia Museum bought several works and Alonso's archives were given to the Spanish State.