Biography of Esteban Vicente, Spanish artist


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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Biography of Cristino de Vera, Spanish painter


Cristino de Vera was born in 1931, in Santa Cruz de Tenerife. In 1946 it initiated his artistic formation in the School of Arts and crafts of his hometown, where it took Mariano de Cossío as a teacher, who made him know the postcubism and the poetry of the generation of 27.

In 1951, at the age of 20, he decided to go away to study Madrid, where it frequented the workshop of Vázquez Díaz. It completed his education in the School of Fine arts of San Fernando and in the Circle of Fine arts. At the age of 22 he decided to begin of zero, and to take for your own intuition.

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Imaginings of the eighties, exhibition of paintings in CaixaForum Barcelona

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Distant music or double voice, 1981, Ferrán García Seville

Imaginings of the eighties there is the title of the exhibition of paintings of the collection of The Caixa that you will be able to visit in CaixaForum Barcelona.

What will we be able to see? The sample assembles artists' paintings like Julian Schnabel, Baselitz, Penck, Anselm Kiefer, Miquel Barceló, Miguel Ángel Campano, Enzo Cucchi, Xavier Grau, José Maria Sicilia, I sprout, Ferrán García Seville and Navarrese Baldeweg, doing a paneo of the imagining in the collection of The Caixa.

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Biography of Juan Barjola, Spanish artist


Juan Barjola with his wife

Juan Barjola was one more recognized Spanish painters of the second half of the XXth century. He was born in Tower of Miguel Sesmero (Badajoz) in the year 1919. He formed artistically in the School of Arts and crafts of Badajoz, in that of Madrid and in the School of Fine arts of San Fernando.

Also he was present at the Circle of Fine arts, and visited of assiduous form the Museums of Artistic Reproductions and of the Meadow, of whose works it realized drawings and copies, in addition to Goya or The Greek one knew in depth the artists' work that they it influenced of notable form, like Velázquez.

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Jackson Pollock, the movie

A few days ago, doing zapping, I gave with the movie of the life of artist Jackson Pollock, the creator of the action paiting, a slope of the abstract art that heightens the abstract expressionism across the color.

Pollock, the movie narrates 12 years of the life of the American artist, where focus is done to his search up to coming to the action paiting. The video rescues this scene in which Pollock discovers the dripping method, for a mere coincidence, when his brush gushes with the painting boat, being that he never believed in the coincidences.

Between other details of the movie the personal disorders, the alcoholism are his relation with his wife, the patronage of Peggy Guggenheim, his hate for of Kooning. A movie without pierde for those who love the abstract art.

Vincent Van Gogh for Childish prank Nui

Before so many world paranoia for the porcine flu and the world crisis, here a breather of the hand of Childish prank Nui, who offers us an entertaining version of the life of the painter Vincent Van Gogh.

A few terapeúticas laughs begin!

Exhibition of Mon Montoya in the Circle of Fine arts

The tree of the rescue is the title of the exhibition of the work of the Extremaduran artist Mon Montoya that you can visit in the Circle of Fine arts of Madrid.

What will we be able to see? The sample assembles the works of Montoya of last decade, in which the evolution of the artist is demonstrated, from the imagining to the chromatism. The works are in the room Goya of the museum and can be visits until next May 24.

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Biography of Julián Grau Santos

Autoportrait, 2002

Julián Grau Santos was born in 1937 in Canfranc (Huesca), being a son of Emilio Grau Sala. Linked to the style expressionist, realized numerous drawings that were published in newspapers and magazines.

In 1957 his first individual exhibition realized in the Room Books, of Saragossa, and since then it realized numerous samples, so much in Spain as Paris.

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Biography of Wifredo Lam

This painter was born in Sagua Big (Cuba), on December 8, 1905; and he died in Paris on September 11, 1982. Son of Lam Yam - a Chinese notary - and of Ann Serafina Castilla - mulatto-. In 1916 his family changed Havana, where he studied in the Academy of San Alejandro (1918 and 1922).

At the beginning of the 20s it realized, in that city, his first exhibition in the Lounge of the Association of Painters and Sculptors. In 1923 he traveled to Madrid, where it continued his formation until 1938 with the academic painter Fernández Alvarez of Sotomayor and in the Free Academy.

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The invention of the XXth century, exhibition of Carl Einstein in Queen Sophia

I paint the portrait of II, of Joan Miró

The Invention of the XXth Century: Carl Einstein and the avant-gardes is the title of the gentle exhibition of modern art that you can visit in the National museum Center of Art Queen Sophia.

What will we be able to see? The sample is assembled by 120 works, paintings and a set of 35 African sculptures, in order to provide to the spectator a visual description of the intellectual work of Carl Einstein, one of the more important historians of art.

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