|Born||December 4, 1920
|Died||December 11, 2013
|Training||École Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts, Paris|
|Movement||Geometric abstract art (also Kinetic art, Op art)|
|Patrons||Portinari, Vasarely, Léger, Auguste Herbin, André Bloc, Le Corbusier|
|Awards||Order of St. James of the Sword, Portuguese Academy of Fine Arts|
Nadir Afonso, GOSE (December 4, 1920 – December 11, 2013) was a Portuguese geometric painter. He painted abstract art. He wanted to be in architecture, which he practiced early in his career with Le Corbusier and Oscar Niemeyer. Afonso later studied painting in Paris and became one of the experts in Kinetic art. He worked alongside Victor Vasarely, Fernand Léger, Auguste Herbin, and André Bloc.
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- (Portuguese) "Exhibition at Lusiada University". 2005-05. Archived from the original on 2007-09-27. http://web.archive.org/web/20070927203447/http://www.lis.ulusiada.pt/eventos/exposicoes/nadirafonso/biografia.htm. Retrieved 2007-05-14.