Artwork by Manuel Hernández Mompó, Sin título (1974)
about Manuel Hernández Mompó
Manuel Hernández Mompó (Valencia, 1927 - Madrid, 1992), began his artistic studies at the School of Arts and Crafts in Valencia, and continued at the Spanish Academy of Fine Arts in Rome and the Netherlands. The artist, he was one of the most outstanding figures of the Spanish abstract generation of the fifties. Hernández Mompó participated in different art fairs and contests and he held different individual and group exhibitions nationally and internationally.
Mompó received several prizes for painting such as the UNESCO Prize at the Venice Biennale and Painting in Madrid. Among the public collections in which his work is found, the Museum of Contemporary Art in Madrid, Cuenca and Valencia stands out, as well as the Museum of Modern Art in Paris.