Manolo Valdés and Team Chronicle

First the Team Chronicle and then Manolo Valdés as artist alone, they have been some of the more fruitful exponents of the Spanish contemporary art of last times.

From the memory there comes to us across the video the critique of what was the anthological exhibition of Manolo Valdés in Institute of Modern art of Valencia in 1996, which celebrated 15 years of Valdés like solitary artist, after the Chronic Team dissolution.

In addition to the detail of some works, the valuable of this video there are Valdés's words, his way of doing art, the memories of his life and his history of Team Chronicle.

Video of the exhibition of Manolo Valdés in gallery Marlborough

If you did not have time to visit the exhibition of Manolo Valdés in the gallery Marlborough of Madrid, here in this video you can enjoy (at least in deferred) the sample of one of the most important contemporary artists of the Spanish stage.

The exposed works were 15 sculptures (6 of them of big format) and 3 oils on burlap of big dimensions, which they return us in the style of Valdés, that there is employed the texture and the materials at his works.

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Works of Manolo Valdés in the auction of contemporary art of Christie's

On February 12 Christie's London realizes the second meeting of the auction of contemporary art and of postwar period, where we have 2 works of Manolo Valdés:

Infante Don Fernando

Oil and collage of burlap in burlap on panel
100 x 81,2 cm
signed: M Valdés 87
Executed in 1987
Starting price: 78.000 – 112.000 euros

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Sculptures and paintings of Manolo Valdés to exhibition in gallery Marlborough

Woman with fan I, 2006, particular Collection

Sculptures and Pinturas is the explanatory proposal of Manolo Valdés who will be inaugurated on February 12 in the gallery Marlborough.

What will we be able to see? The exhibition is assembled by the recent work of the Spanish artist, with 15 sculptures (6 of them of big format) and 3 oils on burlap of big dimensions.

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The best of the contemporary art of 2008

Work of Lucio Muñoz in the exhibition Silencis

Since we are of memoirs of the best thing and the worst thing, in Art Spain we have selected 5 facts of the contemporary art of 2008 that he is worth while remembering:

1. This position touches the exhibition Silencis in the Monastery of Siloes, that Carlos Franco assembled 24 Spanish contemporary artists, between them to Antoni Tàpies, José Maria Sicilia, Joan Miró, José Manuel Broto, Esteban Vicente, Miquel Barceló, Cristino de Vera, Susana Solano, Albert Rafols-Casamada, Martin Chirino, Juan Navarro Baldeweg, Sergi Aguilar, Sergio Belinchón, Manuel Rivera, Eduardo Chillida, Manolo Millares, Juan Carlos Savater, Lucio Muñoz, Miguel Ángel Blanco, Carmen Laffón, Gustavo Torner, Xavier Mascaró and Francesc Ruiz. This way 8 years of exhibition were celebrated in Siloes.

2. The exhibition of Elizabeth Peyton in New York, the young and international contemporary artist that more we like, both in the pictorial language and in the subject-matter that it tackles.

3. The exhibition Machines and Souls of the Museum Queen Sophia, who assembled for the first time in this space, to the creators of the contemporary art and the new technologies, beginning a big way for the institutional legitimization of the average art, net art, digital art and vídeoarte.

4. The retrospective of Juan Muñoz in the Guggenheim Bilbao, which there assembled big part of the work of this so valued Spanish artist.

5. The exhibition Works Graph 10 The Country in the gallery Marlborough, with works in artist's engraving as Eduardo Arroyo, José Manuel Broto, Rafael Canogar, Martín Chirino, Juan Genovés, Luis Gordillo, Cristina Iglesias, Antonio López García, Jaume Plensa and Manolo Valdés.

I walk along the contemporary work of Manolo Valdés

Manolo Valdés is other of our Spanish contemporary artists, proprietor of the only, unmistakable and exquisite style.

Chronic ex-member of the Team, Valdés has been able across his work to reinvent and explore the contemporary art concept in all his facets, so much like sculpture and the diverse forms of the painting.

In this end of agonizing year, nothing better than a few moment of relaxation with a walk (very home-made certainly) for some of his paintings.

To trade you 2008, fair of antiquities and art in Madrid

From November 15 until November 23 IFEMA will lodge one more edition of Trading you, the excellent shop window of the art of antiquities and collecting in Madrid. The appointment number 32 of Trading you will assemble 170 galleries and antiquarians, Spanish and foreigners, about 18.000 pieces.

One will be able to see and to buy art of different epochs and styles, especially pieces of Art Noveau and Art Decó, like objects of decoration, mobiliriario, sculptures and paintings.

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Works of Manolo Valdés and Team Chronicle in the Sotheby's auction

We continue with the detail of the Spanish artists who take part in the auction of poetical and symbolic European art of Sohteby's, to be realized on November 12. Now there is the shift of Manolo Valdés and Team a Chronicle.

Of Valdés we have The Rembrant palette

Oil s/lienzo seated in role
100 x 81 cm
Signed Valdés in the reverse
Starting price: 73.600 – 98.200 euros

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Auction of Spanish art Christie's: there were not achieved the sales waited in art of the XIXth century

Infanta Margarita de Valdés

The first balance of the annual auction of Spanish art of Christie's Madrid is not encouraging at all: 40 % of the classic works of Spanish art did not manage to sell in his estimation, while others did not even find his buyer. But the Spanish contemporary art gave success of sales.

The Cat Rosa de Hermenegildo Anglada Caramasa, the favorite of the auction valued for 1,5 to 2 million euros, did not sell in the bidding, but then an anonymous buyer acquired it to 1, 3 million euros, 200.000 below the auction estimation.

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Exhibition Works Graph 10 The Country in gallery Marlborough

Persons and planes (2007) of Juan Genovés

The Gallery Marlborough and newspaper El Pais are the persons in charge of Graphic Work 10 of THE COUNTRY, exhibition that is inaugurated on September 11.

What will we be able to see? The sample is assembled by a folder of 10 engravings, signed and numbered by Spanish artists of fame, realized for newspaper and with a limited edition of 100 copies.

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