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