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Magda Andrade

Andrade studied at the Academy of Fine Arts; Lived in Buenos Aires in 1924 and later in Paris after 1935, where she studied at the Academy of La Grande Chaumière, in the studio of André Lothe, where she spent 4 years in the academy of Othon Friesz and in the workshops of Marcel Grommaire And Marie Laurencin, who will mark their style and plastic preferences.

Dedicated to landscape and portraiture, she participated in the "First International Exhibition of Contemporary Plastic Art" ( Museum of Modern Art of the City of Paris , 1954) and, in 1955, at the São Paulo Biennial and the Barcelona Biennial, among many other exhibitions.

Her work is characterized by placing his characters in monochrome backgrounds, in generally cold tones, to achieve a fantastic and dreamy note. On the other hand, her work as portraitist always had the acceptance of Venezuelan society. The gallery of National Art of Caracas possesses of this artist at the old Puerto de Saint-Tropez and Serenata oils.

Individual exhibitions
1943 Gallery Denis, Paris
1949 Gallery Delpierre, Paris
1950 Gallery Raspail, Paris
1952 Thebes Gallery, Madrid
1953 Gallery Villa Ariani, Rome
1954 Tronchet Gallery, Paris / Center for Fine Arts, Maracaibo / MBA / Pont des Arts Gallery, Paris
1957 Sala Mendoza / Gallery Pont des Arts, Paris
1959 Pont des Arts Gallery, Paris / Horn Gallery, Luxembourg
1960 Wildenstein Gallery, New York / La Galère Gallery, Paris
1963 Sesat Gallery, Madrid
1966 Gallery Rincón del Arte, Caracas
1968 Rincón del Arte Gallery, Caracas
1970 Gallery Rincón del Arte, Caracas
1971 Sans-Souci Gallery, Caracas / Sans-Souci Gallery, Caracas
1972 Centro de Bellas Artes, Maracaibo
1974 Barbizon Gallery, Houston, Texas
1975 Gallery Sans-Souci, Caracas
1978 Alejandro Freites Art Center, Caracas
1979 Centro de Bellas Artes, Maracaibo
1980 Gallery Bancofove, Barquisimeto
1981 Gallery Siete Siete, Caracas

1978 Silver Medal, "International Exhibition", Palace of the Popes, Avignon, France