All posts by Amanda HEROLD

Gonzalez and “Guernica”: Exhibition, Musée national Picasso Paris, March 27-July 29, 2018

Longtime friends and colleagues, Julio Gonzalez and Pablo Picasso participate together in the Spanish Pavilion in the 1937 World’s Fair in Paris.  Both artists take advantage of the occasion to manifest their support for democratic Spain and their fellow Spaniards under attack. Picasso does so with his monumental mural painting, “Guernica”, and his satirical etching, […]

“Julio Gonzalez’s Constellations: Between Representation and Abstraction”, IVAM Centre Julio Gonzalez (Valencia, Spain), until December 31, 2018

Josep Salvado, curator at the l’IVAM Centre Julio Gonzalez, has reorganized the room devoted to Julio Gonzalez in the Spanish museum in “constellations”. Gonzalez’s major works dialogue with those of artists inspired by him, including compatriots like Jorge Oteiza or the American David Smith. “Julio Gonzalez’s Constellations” is on display until December 31, 2018.

“César” Retrospective: an artistic disciple of Gonzalez at the Pompidou Center Paris

The Pompidou Center Paris presented the first retrospective of César Baldaccini (1921-1998), called “César”. This important French sculptor’s innovative work was inspired by Julio Gonzalez’s iron sculpture. César’s “Welded Iron sculptures”, created in Paris the the postwar era, include human and animal figures, composed from sheet and scrap metal welded using industrial techniques. This creative […]

Gonzalez at Art Basel Miami Beach 2017

Articulation of Forms and Negative Space. Julio González and Jacques Lipchitz.   At this year’s Miami Beach edition of Art Basel, the prestigious international art fair, the Marlborough Gallery will present an exhibition of works by Julio González and Jacques Lipchitz, two major 20th century sculptors. Though these two foreign artists moved within the same avant-gardist circles in pre-WWI […]