Julio González in the fight against Covid-19

In the current crisis, it is essential to support health care systems in every country. That’s why a group of Spanish galerists, currently unable to pursue their profession, launched the initiative for a charity auction to benefit their country’s medical system. This sale of 28 works by renowned Spanish artists ran from April 28 through […]

Positive vibes for confinement: Color takes flight in Roberta González’s late work

Roberta González (1909-1976), Julio González’s only daughter, was a painter and draftswoman.  After a training and early period strongly influenced by her father’s work,  Roberta González begins to liberate and affirm herself in the postwar period.  Between the 1950s and the 1970s, her work undergoes a remarquable transformation.  Though her postwar paintings are quite dark […]

Julio & Roberta González in “De Miró a Barceló. Un siglo de arte español”, Pompidou Center Málaga, until Nov. 1, 2021

Julio and Roberta González are represented in the Pompidou Center Malaga’s temporary exhibition which retraces a century of Spanish art, from Joan Miró to Miquel Barceló. This exposition shows the crucial place occupied by Spanish artists in the development of avant-garde artistic movements throughout the 20th century, from cubism and surrealism to abstraction, and how […]

Julio González in Art Fairs 2020: ARCO Madrid & TEFAF Maastricht

Julio González’s sculptures and drawings were presented in two major art fairs in early 2020, namely ARCO Madrid and TEFAF Maastricht. ARCO, a vast contemporary art fair, took place in Madrid from Feb. 26 through March 1st. Two sculptures were present: Le Front (1934-36) at the galería Adolfo Cayón, and Grande Vénus (1936) at the […]

Julio González on display at the new MoMA in New York, October 2019

New York City’s Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) has reopened its doors to the public after massive renovations. The exhibition space has been vastly expanded and the display of the collection “remixed” according to chronological and thematic considerations. Now on the display on the fifth floor devoted to art from 1880 to the 1940s is […]

Release of the 4th tome of Julio González’s new catalogue raisonné November 5, 2019

The fourth tome of Julio González’s new catalogue raisonné has been released.  It covers his production from 1925-1933, a decisive time for his work. Indeed, it is during these years that González decides to abandon painting and to devote himself entirely to sculpture, his true vocation.  After the publication of a first catalogue raisonné devoted […]

“Picasso. Magic Paintings” pays tribute to the Picasso-González collaboration, until Feb. 23, 2020

“Picasso. Magic Paintings”, the current exhibition at the Musée Picasso Paris (through February 23, 2020), explores a series of paintings created by Picasso between 1926-1930, baptized his “magic paintings” by art critic and galerist Christian Zervos. Filled with strange figures, these works testify to the influence of surrealism and contemporary psychoanalytic theory of Freud and […]