Edgar Negret (b. 1920) is a Colombian Geometric abstraction sculptor who works primarily with metal, and is known for his industrial sculptures that represent nature. He grew up in Popayán, Colombia and later moved to California to attend Escuela de Bellas Arte. He participated in the 1957 São Paolo Biennial, where he exhibited Magical Apparatuses.This series consisted of fictional mechanical items that are intended to be artifacts of Modernism. In 1968, he was awarded the David E. Bright International Prize for Sculpture at the Venice Biennial. His recent works incorporate themes of pre-Columbian symbolism.