Vault for the man, 1962
This sculptor was born in the year 1908 in Crivillén (province of Teruel). In 1917 it joined like beginner the workshop of sculptor José Bueno.
In 1920 it went away to Barcelona, where he studied size and modeling in the Professional Schools Salesianas de Sarriá. Then, it was established in Santa Fe, Argentinian, and later between 1930 1955 in Montevideo, Uruguay. In the latter country it developed an intense teaching work, then to devote itself in exclusive to the sculpture.
In this country, where it obtained the most prestigious sculpture awards, he was one of the founders of the group “Paul Cezanne“. In 1955 Spanish America of Art represented Uruguay in the Biennial IInd, and two later decided to remain of definitive form in Spain. In 1957 he was one of the founders of the group Step, in which it remained only one year. There it was along with his partner, also artist Juana Francés.
In his sculpture protagonist is the man; and his public work is an example of “this commitment with the man”, that turns it into a humanist.
It realized numerous exhibitions, both individual and collective (from 1939). His first individual exhibition did it in 1957 in the Cultural club of Madrid; and since then it was present in many other, both in his country and in Paris, Milan, Germany, Holland, Puerto Rico, Belgium, Buenos Aires.
Pablo Serrano died in Madrid in the year 1985.
He is an author of many works and public monuments, like: the doors of bronze of the crypt of the School of San Jose in Rosary (Argentina), the monument to Antonio Machado in Baeza (Jaen) or that of Juan March, in Madrid, between others.
Other public works:
His artistic production is in museums and other institutions, like: University of Rio Stone, Puerto Rico; National museum of Modern art, Paris; Middelheim Museum, Antwerp; University of Houston, the USA; University of Saragossa.
Awards and distinctions:
There exists a monographic museum dedicated to his work, which has his origin in the foundation that the proper author created the same year of his death. It was inaugurated in 1994, and it was governed by his patronage until middle of 1995, and hence it happened to depend on the Government of Aragon.
His mission is to gather and to show to the public the work of Pablo Serrano and to encourage the knowledge of the contemporary creation.
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“Invisible details”, exhibition of photo of Pablo Pérez Mínguez in the Museum of America
Retrospective homage to the Spanish sculptor Cristino Mallo
The religious thing and the blasphemous thing in the look of Andrés Serrano
Juan Muñoz honored by Tate Modern
Sylvarum XX of Pablo Palazuelo in the auction of contemporary art of Christie's