Art and Culture  Exhibition 

Maria Antónia Leite Siza

Fifty Years Later

Art and Culture  Exhibition 

Maria Antónia Leite Siza

Fifty Years Later

01/12/2022


Despite the inevitable brevity of her career, Maria Antónia Leite Siza (Porto, 1940-1973) produced more than 3.000 drawings and paintings. Crippled women, disfigured bodies and, in sum, victims of misery and circumstance, filled her work in an exercise of reflection on the fragile human condition. The Fundaçao Serralves celebrates her artistic career through an exhibition that gathers a small collection of her early charcoal and linoleum drawings – custodied by the Fundaçao Calouste Gulbenkian – and a second part, more mature and heterogeneous, composed of over one hundred works that Álvaro Siza has recently donated to the Porto institution...[+]


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