Almada Negreiros (1893 – 1970) Portuguese artist1
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Almada Negreiros was a painter, designer, illustrator, dancer, decorator, poet, novelist and essayist. He was one of the forerunners of Modernism and Futurism art movements in Portugal. In 1915 he collaborated in the journal "Orpheu", alongside the poet Fernando Pessoa and Mário de Sá Carneiro and he also wrote the "Manifesto Anti-Dantas."
José Sobral de Almada-Negreiros was a Portuguese painter and writer, born in the then colony of São Tomé e Príncipe. Besides literature and painting, Almada composed ballet choreographies, and worked on tapestry, engraving, murals, caricature, mosaic, azulejo and stained glass. Having drawn inspiration from Cubism and Futurist movements, Almada-Negreiros is considered one of the pivotal figures of the Modernist movement in Portugal.
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