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, […]

Gonzalez at ARCO 2018 (Madrid)

Julio Gonzalez was represented at ARC0 2018, Spain’s premier contemporary art fair. This year’s edition took place from February 21-25. Gonzalez’s works were presented by several galleries, including Galeria Cayon, Leandro Navarro and Elvira Gonzalez.

“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 […]

“Montserrat’s screaming head” exposed at the Pompidou Center Malaga

“Montserrat’s screaming head”, a powerful sculpture created by Julio Gonzalez in 1942, is on display at the Pompidou Center Malaga. This is part of the new hanging of their permanent collection, “Modern utopias”. The Catalan peasant woman is a favorite subject of Gonzalez’s to capture his solidarity with his countrymen and women suffering during the […]

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 […]