ANTONIO ASIS

(1932 – 2019)

Argentina

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Antonio Asis is an Argentine painter and exponent of Op Art born in 1932.  

 

From 1946 to 1950 he attended the Escuela National de Belles Artes in Buenos Aires, Argentina. In 1956 he arrived in Paris and immediately befriended the Denise Rene group of artists such as Jesus Rafael Soto, Pol Bury, and Yaacov Agam. Asis was one of the first Argentines to arrive in Paris, and started working in his typical style of 'interference' works like the Interferences concentriques paintings and his Vibrations sculptures with a metal grille.

 

Antonio Asis has participated in numerous exhibitions in Europe, North and South America. Lúmiere et Movement in Paris, France (1965), Cinétisme, Spectacle, Environnement, Grenoble, France (1968), Biennale Méditerranéenne d’art Contemporain, Italy (1983), Los Cinéticos - Kinetic Art at the Museo Centro Nacional de Arte Reina Sofia, Madrid Spain (2007) are some of the venues where his works were shown.

 

He currently lives and works in Paris, France.