Júlio Resende

From geometry to non-figurative, from gestural to the neo-figurative, his art it`s a crossroad of research, which dominant will always be expressionist, lyrical, a painting characterized by plasticity and dynamic of triangular or quadrangular meshes, approaching from a progressive non-figuration. Painter of transition between the figurative and abstract, Resende is also distinguished as a teacher, bringing to the “school of Porto” a new spirit in the 60`s. The paintings by Júlio Resende reveals that he understood the European painting, because he observed it, experienced and forwarded it to the painters who have graduated under his knowledge.