Manuel Rendón Seminario (Ecuador, France, 1894 - 1980)Manuel Rendón Seminario was born in Paris, France in 1894.
Manuel Rendón was raised France. Born to Ecuadorian parents, he moved to Ecuador for the first time at the age of twenty-four. In 1917 he studied at the Academie de la Grande Chaumière in Paris.
Rendón is considered one of the artists that brought the Constructivism movement to Ecuador and Latin America. He exhibited regularly at the various Parisian Salons including the Automne, the Nationale, and the des Tuilleries, as well as at L’effort Moderne with Leger. Rendón traveled back and forth between Paris and Ecuador, and his work was included in the 1946 UNESCO exhibition. His paintings have been shown in São Paulo, Quito, Caracas, Washington D.C. and Madrid.
Some of Rendón’s works are known for their warm, earthy tones, while his non-figurative works recall the luminous effects of stained glass. His works were modern and abstract.
Rendón has influenced many generations of artists throughout Latin America and Europe. He...Read more...
Venue: Museo Nacional De ColombiaLocation: ColombiaDate: Tuesday, May 13, 2014 To Sunday, Feb 1, 2015
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Venue: Museo De Arte Moderno MAM - México D.F.Location: México, DF, MexicoDate: Thursday, Sep 18, 2014 To Sunday, May 24, 2015
Venue: The Metropolitan Museum of Art (The Met) - NYCLocation: New York, United StatesDate: Monday, Oct 20, 2014 To Monday, Feb 16, 2015
Venue: Museo De Arte Moderno De Medellín - MAMMLocation: ColombiaDate: Thursday, Dec 4, 2014 To Sunday, Mar 29, 2015
Venue: Art Institute Of ChicagoLocation: IL, United StatesDate: Thursday, Oct 9, 2014 To Sunday, Mar 8, 2015
Venue: Museo Nacional Del Prado - Madrid, EspañaLocation: SpainDate: Thursday, Oct 30, 2014 To Sunday, Feb 8, 2015
Venue: Palacio De Bellas Artes - Mexico D.F.Location: Mexico, DF, MexicoDate: Thursday, Sep 11, 2014 To Sunday, Jan 25, 2015
Venue: Museo Nacional Centro De Arte Reina Sofía - MadridLocation: Madrid, SpainDate: Wednesday, Nov 12, 2014 To Monday, Apr 13, 2015
Venue: Museum Of Fine Arts, Houston, TX (MFAH)Location: Houston, United StatesDate: Tuesday, Mar 4, 2014 To Sunday, May 3, 2015