Exhibition of Antoni Pitxot in Space for the Art of Saragossa

The three Thank you, 1997

The Three Thank you, 1997

Pitxot is the title of the exhibition of the work of artist Antoni Pitxot that you will be able to visit in the Space for the Art of Social Work Box Madrid in Saragossa until next October 4.

What will we be able to see? The sample consists of a selection of works of the artist and the current director of the Theater - museum Dalí, with 31 pictures in which the Cadaqués scenery is the thematic center of his work.

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Amaya Muzzle gained the golden Medal in sculpture in the International Exhibition of Plastic Arts

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Our young favorite Spanish artist, Amaya Bozal, has been rewarded in July with the golden Medal in LXX Exhibition of Plastic Arts of Valdepeñas by his work sculptural Set, in the category sculpture.

Sculptural set consists of three heads, two in bronze with different patinas and one of mud retractario, placed on wooden beams of the XIXth century treated for his conservation.

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Biography of Francisco Iturrino, Spanish painter

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Self-portrait

Francisco Iturrino was born in Santander on September 10, 1864, being a son of of Miguel Iturrino-farero - and of Joaquina González. At the age of three his family moved to Castro-Urdiales and in 1872 one changed of definitive form Bilbao.

There, at the age of 15 it received classes of drawing in an academy and on the part of his uncle, Elviro González, painter and poet. Once the graduate ended, in 1883, he settled in Liège (Belgium) to study engineering. But it left the studies, without his father finding out, to begin his artistic career.

In 1890 it moved to Brussels and studied painting with Lorrand. Two years later he decided to devote himself of exclusive form to the painting.

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Picture of liberated Murillo of a Belgian museum

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The Virgin with the child is the title of the picture of Bartolomé Estaban Murillo, Spanish artist, that was rescued of his doubtful identity and of the negligence in a Belgian municipal museum, Municipal Museum Wuyts-Van Campen and Baron Caroly in Lier, after which an investigator of the Spanish art realizes an inventory of the Spanish works in Belgium.

The Virgin with the child is a picture it was between the funds of this museum and one believed that it was a false Murillo and after the investigation in the file of Eduardo Lamas Delgado, who works for the Real Institute of the Artistic Patrimony of Belgium.

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Autumn exhibitions in Barcelona

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Work of Luis Gordillo

We have already seen the autumn exhibitions calendar in Madrid, since now it is the shift of Barcelona, a city that offers us year by year the best of the Spanish and international contemporary art.

Of the Spanish art, we will have artist's exhibitions as Luis Gordillo, Joan Miró, Ramón Casas and Salvador Dalí, between other international artists.

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Biography of Cirilo Martínez Novillo, Spanish painter

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This Spanish painter belonged to the School of Madrid, group that not only based on his moral attitude, but on the recovery “of the formal values of the historical avant-garde”, and also one related it esthetically to the Second School of Vallecas. He was born in Vallecas, Madrid, in 1921 and died last year, July 15.

Cirilo Martínez Novillo is one of the fundamental artists of the Spanish figurative painting of the modernity. He could develop a very personal language, in which imagining and abstraction makes a mistake.

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From Goya to Picasso, a British look to the Spanish art in National Galleries of Scotland

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Weeping Woman, 1937 © Succession Picasso/DACS 2009. Image © Tate, London 2009

The Discovery of Spain: British Artists and Collectors: Goya to Picasso is the title of the exhibition in National Galleries of Scotland, who revises the Spanish art from the British vision.

What will we be able to see? This big summer sample revises the work of 20 British artists fascinated with the Spanish art from the XVIIth century up to the actuality, in addition to the work of Spanish teachers like Velázquez, Zurbarán, Murillo and The Greek one, between others.

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Biography of Esteban Vicente, Spanish artist

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Esteban Vicente was born in 1904 in Turégano, Segovia. At the age of 17 his formation began in the School of Fine arts of San Fernando, firstly to form like sculptor, although he decided to devote himself to the painting.

Once in Madrid there had contact with writers and artists, like García Lorca, Juan Ramón Jiménez, Alberti, Luis Buñuel, Juan Bonafé, Bores and the Pole Wladislaw Jahl. For his esthetics it was located in the group that received the epithet of “painters poets”. In fact, there was in two literary magazines, Poem and Prose and Midday, where he published his first drawings.

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He interviews Antonio López García

Almost by chance I have met on this interview to Antonio López García, the Spanish artist that more I like, so much for his attitude before the art as for his hyperrealistic painting.

Antonio López García speaks to us about what it moves to the art from his birth, how it does his artistic work, the importance of the urban scenery, the need to take Spain as a topic of the Spanish painting. He speaks about Velázquez and Bacon, with very unlike opinions, in that you can or not to agree.

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The Portuguese ladies in waiting of Team Chronicle

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The recinte, 1971

An emblematic picture has been the Portuguese ladies in waiting of Velázquez in the international art history and Spanish. It has inspired painters of his epoch in the form of the real portrait and has inspired contemporary and modern artists, as it is that I marry of Team Chronicle.

We have already seen The Portuguese ladies in waiting of Manolo Valdés, a series of beautiful sculptures that were a few years ago inhabiting the streets of Spain, today it is the turn to see the versions and visions of the artistic stamp known as Team Chronicle and his Portuguese ladies in waiting.

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