School of Art

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School of Art
Aberystwyth University
Buarth Mawr
SY23 1NG

Tel: +44 (0)1970 622460

Fax: +44 (0)1970 622461


Display artist/maker:

Bartolomeu dos Santos

Born: 1931, Portugal, Lisbon   Died: 2008, London

Printmaker and illustrator. Studied at Lisbon Art School and became a co-founder of the Portugese artists' group 'Gravura', 1956. He then studied under Anthony Gross (1905-1984) at the Slade School of Fine Art, 1956-58, where he later taught as Professor of Printmaking, 1961-96. He has also worked in Macau, Sweden, America and at Tavira, Portugal. He produced semi-abstract lithographs and etchings, sometimes combining those processes, which explore notions of time, space and memory. He also illustrated books including several for the Portugese writer Jose Saramago

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