in 1924, Omil (Alicante)
studied at the School of Fine Arts in Valencia.
At an early age, shortly after leaving art school, he took
his first steps in “abstraction”, at the time when
practically nobody in Spain engaged in this kind of art.
For this reason, he decided to leave for Paris, where he
had to put up with the life that every neophyte in arts
he remained true to his vocation and what was more
difficult, true to all his convections.
a matter of fact, he found it difficult to accept
responsibility for his convictions, since they were
launched on the tracks of “abstract” investigation
within the realm of formalism and geometrical reason at
the time, when all visible paintings in Paris could be
seen to have opted for non-formalism.
who frequented studies of Arp, Vasarely and old Herbin,
belonged to that minority of enlightened artists, who were
waiting for the time to prove them right, as of course it
lived in Spain in 1970s, where he created geometrical
poetry for which he is well known.
has held exhibitions in many parts of Europe and America,
and also lived for a while in New York.