Quantcast

Esteban Lisa (1895–1983), Acto espacial (Spatial Act), January 1, 1955, pastel on paper, 30 x 23 cm, private collection.

Esteban Lisa (1895–1983), Acto espacial (Spatial Act), January 1, 1955, pastel on paper, 30 x 23 cm, private collection.

Stories this photo appears in:

Tease photo

The Modernist mind

Latin American abstract artist esteban lisa merges intellect with creativity

Through Dec. 10, the McMullen Museum of Art at Boston College displays “The Abstract Cabinet,” a dynamic exhibition of works by Spanish-Argentinean modernist painter Esteban Lisa. A forerunner of Latin American abstraction in the early 20th century, Lisa reveals an intimate knowledge of color, shape and movement in his paintings.