Óscar Alves

Óscar Alves

Born in Porto, in 1935. He studied Drawing, Painting and Sculpture with Maria Luisa Carneiro and Oldemiro Carneiro at the same time as he entered the Escola Superior de Belas Artes.

He was a regular contributor to one of the most important intellectual magazines of the time, “Bandarra”, directed by António Navarro. After Porto, and in search of new experiences, he left for Lisbon. Almost immediately he exhibited at the National Society of Fine Arts, to the applause of Almada and Jorge Barradas and critics.

With the poet Natália Correia, he performed a controversial show of surrealist poetry at the National Society of Fine Arts. His works are exhibited in individual and group exhibitions.

He passed away in August 2020.