Maria Helena Vieira da Silva
Portuguese, 1908-1992
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Collected by major museums
Tate, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
Selected exhibitions
2018
Tempestade em copo d'agua,
Mirat Projects
Art Informel,
Omer Tiroche Gallery
Invisible Cities: Architecture of Line,
Waddington Custot

Maria Helena Vieira Da Silva rose to prominence as the best known Portuguese artist—and one of the few women—on the post-World-War II Paris art scene, and became the first female artist to receive the French government’s prestigious Grand Prix National des Arts in 1966. Within this “School of Paris,” as it was called, …

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