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biography of Maria Elena VIEIRA DA SILVA (1908-1992)

Personal data


Birth : 06/13/1908 - Lisbon, Portugal
Death : 1992 - Paris, France
Sex : F
Nationality/Affiliation : France - Portugal

Family relations

Wife of Arpad SZENES [ 1897-1985 ]

Education

Has frequented the studio of Henry DE WAROQUIER [ 1881-1970 ]
Has frequented the studio of Fernand LÉGER 费尔南‧雷杰 [ 1881-1955 ]
Has frequented the studio of Emile Othon FRIESZ [ 1879-1949 ]
1928 : (Sculpture)
Has frequented the studio of Charles DESPIAU [ 1874-1946 ]
1928 : (Sculpture)
Has frequented the studio of Émile Antoine BOURDELLE [ 1861-1929 ]

Professional data


Work and Life

1956 – 1992:Lives in Paris until her death
1956:Obtains the dual french/portuguese nationality
1947:Comes back to Paris, France
1940 – 1947:Lives and works in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
1928:Emigrates from Portugal to Paris, France
Moves with her husband to Portugal at the beginning of World War II

Work


Categorie and medium


Painting : Oil
Print-Multiple :
Sculpture-Volume :
Drawing-Watercolor :

Subject

abstraction/figuration
architecture
landscape
urbanism

Movements and styles

Abstraction
Second School of Paris - Abstraction France 1940-1965

Works

Quilómetro 44
Medium : Painting
 

Solo Exhibitions (Selected)


Solo exhibitions

2007

CENTRE CULTUREL CALOUSTE GULBENKIAN – Paris, France
07/01/2007 – 09/28/2007

2002

Cartazes de Vieira da Silva / Posters by Vieira da Silva
Fundação Arpad Szenes – Vieira da Silva – Lisbon, Portugal
07/25/2002 – 10/27/2002

2001

Kô et Kô, e outras histórias / Kô et Kô, and other stories
Fundação Arpad Szenes – Vieira da Silva – Lisbon, Portugal
01/19/2001 – 05/14/2001

1992

Galerie Alice Pauli – Lausanne VD, Switzerland
1992

1991

Fundación Juan March – Madrid, Spain
1991

1980

Galería Joan Prats – Barcelona, Spain
1980

1971

Galerie Jeanne Bucher – Paris, France
1971

1963

Galerie Jeanne Bucher – Paris, France
1963

1949

Galerie Pierre – Paris, France
1949

1947

Galerie Jeanne Bucher – Paris, France
1947

1942

Museu Nacional de Belas Artes – Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
1942

Group Exhibitions (Selected)


Art shows / fairs

2007

FIAC Foire Internationale d’Art Contemporain
Galeries Nationales du Grand Palais – Paris, France
10/18/2007 – 10/22/2007
Represented by : Galerie Applicat-Prazan – 16 Rue de Seine – Paris, France

2004

FIAC Foire Internationale d’Art Contemporain, n°31
Paris Expo – Porte de Versailles – Paris, France
10/21/2004 – 10/25/2004
Represented by : Galerie Borzo – 21 Verwersstraat – Hertogenbosch, Netherlands

2003

FIAC, n°30
Paris Expo – Porte de Versailles – Paris, France
10/09/2003 – 10/13/2003
Represented by : Galerie Jean Boghici – Ipanema Rua Joana Angélica, 180 – Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Art 34 Basel
Messe Basel – Basel BS, Switzerland
06/18/2003 – 06/23/2003
Represented by : Galerie Alice Pauli – 9 rue du Port Franc – Lausanne VD, Switzerland

2002

FIAC, n°29
Paris Expo – Porte de Versailles – Paris, France
10/24/2002 – 10/28/2002
Represented by : Galerie Jeanne Bucher – 53 rue de Seine – Paris, France

Art 33 Basel
Messe Basel – Basel BS, Switzerland
06/12/2002 – 06/17/2002
Represented by : Galerie Alice Pauli – 9 rue du Port Franc – Lausanne VD, Switzerland

2001

FIAC, n°28
Paris Expo – Porte de Versailles – Paris, France
10/10/2001 – 10/15/2001
Represented by : Galerie Borzo – 21 Verwersstraat – Hertogenbosch, Netherlands

1998

ARCO – Feria Internacional de Arte Contemporáneo, n°17
Parque Ferial Juan Carlos I – Madrid, Spain
1998
Represented by : Galería Estiarte – Almagro, 44 – Madrid, Spain

1990

ARCO – Feria Internacional de Arte Contemporáneo
Madrid, Spain
02/08/1990 – 02/13/1990
Represented by : Galería Polígrafa – Balmes, 54 – Barcelona, Spain


Group exhibitions

2002

Les Contrées du Silence
Musée Ingres – Montauban, France
2002

L’école de Paris des années 50
Galerie Applicat-Prazan – Paris, France
10/31/2002 – 12/31/2002

Contemporâneos de Arpad Szenes e de Vieira da Silva na colecção Berardo / Contemporaries of Arpad Szenes and Vieira da Silva in the Berardo Collection
Fundação Arpad Szenes – Vieira da Silva – Lisbon, Portugal
03/07/2002 – 06/16/2002

2000

Arpad Szenes e Vieira da Silva (período brasileiro)
Fundação Arpad Szenes – Vieira da Silva – Lisbon, Portugal
06/29/2000 – 09/17/2000

1962

Aquarelles, dessins, estampes
Galerie Cinq Mars – Paris, France
01/24/1962 – 02/13/1962

Bibliography (Selected)


On the artist


Catalogues raisonnés

Maria Elena Vieira da Silva. Catalogue Raisonné, Peintures, Aquarelles, Gouaches, Temperas, Dessins
Publisher: Skira Editore – Milan MI, Italy
Author: Weelen Guy
Author: Jaeger Jean-François

Legals

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