Eduardo Mac Entyre
Eduardo Mac Entyre (1929) studied industrial drawing. In his extensive career he went from figurative painting, Neo Impressionism, Cubism and Constructivism, to geometric abstract art. He was one of the references of the neo abstraction in the decade of the ’60 and cofounder of the generative art movement, that creates optical effects with flat and static paintings. Made more than 50 individual exhibitions. His works, among which stand out The light, Green reflections and Development of circumference, are in museums of Argentina, Latin America, USA. And Europe. In 1982 he was selected by UNESCO as one of the most representative artists of Argentina. He was distinguished in 1986 by the OAS and the Museum of Contemporary Art of Latin America for his contribution to the Development of Modern Art in the Americas. His work Tramas (1961-64) was part of the II Exhibition Konex 100 Masterpieces – 100 Argentine Painters (anthological exhibition of Argentine painting) in the MNBA (1994). In 1996 received the First Prize Maria Calderón de la Barca to the Best Trajectory and Exhibition. In the year 2000, the Foundation Maria Calderón de la Barca donates to the Academy of Sciences of the Vatican its work Christ, the Light. Died on 05/06/2014.