Willys de Castro was a Brazilian painter, sculptor, and printmaker. The artist was a graphic master who often created art that examined the sculptural quality of the painted basic geometric shape. The artist often worked with the rectangle shape.
Willys de Castro was born in the year 1926.
The artist was part of the Brazilian art faction called the Neoconcretist Group.
De Castro was also an avid costume and theater set designer.
Price range information: Works range from $25,000 to $400,000.
The artist worked with acrylics and gouache.
Willys de Castro passed away in 1988.
Works of Willys de Castro are held in the permanent collection of the Museum of Modern Art in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
Willys de Castro was a wonderful creator of hard edged works that showed a simple but great use of color, and an extraordinary sense of design as they flat surfaces that resemble sculptures. These works also contain a fantastic sense of movement.