Xul Solar

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Birthday
14, 1887
Birthplace
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Death Date
Apr 9, 1963 (75)
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
14, 1887
Birthplace
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Death Date
Apr 9, 1963 (75)

About

Experimental artist and painter who used bright colors to portray everyday objects. He painted Paisaje con Monumento. He was known for creating non-existent words and imaginary languages.

Before Fame

He initially studied to become an architect, and then trained as a musician. He was employed as a schoolteacher and bureaucrat before embarking on a worldwide tour.

Trivia

He emulated ancient Chinese and Japanese prints in his landscape from "Fiordo" from 1943.

Family Life

He was born into a cosmopolitan family headed by patriarch Elmo Schulz Riga.

Associated With

He was compared to sculptor Wassily Kandinsky.