José de Almada Negreiros – The Nap (1939)

Not only a complex Portuguese artist, but also a prolific writer, poet, actor, dancer and choreographer, he was a creative through and through. In writing, José de Almada Negreiros identified with Futurism and Dadaism, seeking to present the absurdity of life. In painting, he was just as modern, but more of a Realist. You can…

Constantin Brâncuși – The Kiss (1907)

Born into a family of peasants in a small Romanian village, the modern sculptor Constantin Brâncuși (1876 – 1957) never lost track of his roots and humble beginnings. Even after he moved to Paris and built a prolific career in France, Brâncuși continued to present himself to the world as a peasant, with his unkempt…