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.