Op zondagavond 1 juli ontving MOA
| Museum Oud Amelisweerd het droevige bericht dat kunstenaar Armando op
88-jarige leeftijd is overleden. MOA is Armando zeer dankbaar voor de
jarenlange betrokken en inspirerende samenwerking, die begon in het Armando
Museum en zich tot 1 maart jl. voortzette in MOA. MOA wenst alle betrokkenen veel
sterkte toe in de komende tijd.
'It was astonished to learn that Mr. Armando passed away on Juli 1, 2018. Guangdong Museum would express his condolence and show his deepest sympathy to the bereaved.
Armando is one of the Netherands greatest post-war artist with outstanding achievement, influencing extensively in many countries of the world. It is honored that Guangdong Museum holds Armando’s first solo exhibition in China: Armando: Between Abstraction and Reality. The exhibition is loved by Chinese visitors and has received over 60000 visitors since its open tot he public on may 11, 2018.
Armando’s left undoubtedly makes colleagues of Guangdong Museum and Chinese visitors loving him feel great sorrow! With respect and love, we will go on with promoting Armando’s art, making Chinese visitors get to know and love his art.
Though he has passed, his spirit remains. Wish Armando rest in peace.'