The period of time embraced by the exhibition fluctuates between 1953, 1954 and 1955. During this time Luis Feito abandons imaginative painting with echoes of the neocubism and adheres to the abstractionism of linear compositions. These three years had an impact on his posterior career. Not only is it an artistic proof, but also social and political.
The Madrid painter displays his first individual exhibitions in the galleries Fernando Fe, Buchholz and Círculo Tiempo Nuevo in Madrid that gain numerous positive criticism, just like the one that was collected by the anthology made up for this catalogue, that defines him as one of the deserving and promising young men nowadays in the frames of the abstraction.
Not only artistic works will be exhibited in the Gallery José de la Mano but also the whole essential part and the context that reflects the political and economic difficulties that the artists of that time experienced. A state of political superintendence has to be added to this, as it was also connected with the year of 1954 and Luis Feito’s exhibition in the gallery Fernando Fe.
This gallery, according to Feito, was inaugurated a bit earlier than the exhibition by a republican communist deputy. When the demonstration was over, Feito moved to Paris with the majority of his creations that some time later he sent back to Spain in a number of suitcases.