Manuel H. MOMPO Biography

Spanish teacher who has worked both as Painting Sculpture.

Hernandez Mompó studied Fine Arts at the University of Valencia. He lived in Paris, Rome, and in Holland where he met Mondrian, who later became one of the major influences in his remarkable work.

Mompó worked initially within the framework of figurative painting, taking as its theme scenes of everyday life. Painted quickly and intuitively, with a fresh style and color. Was gradually moving towards abstraction for the end of his career, to make it a purely abstract.

Work in Museums and Collections (Selected):

  • Museo Reina Sofia, Madrid
  • Museum of Contemporary Art in Segovia
  • It Baluard Museu d'Art Modern i Contemporani de Palma.

Artist's Statement

Small brightly colored graphics punctuate his paintings full of poetry and subtle resonances figurative.