All posts by Amanda HEROLD

Julio González’s “Daphné” in Festival AR(t)CHIPEL, Musée des Beaux-Arts de Tours, through Jan. 8, 2024

“Daphné” (c. 1937), one of Julio González’s most important sculptures, is currently on display at the Musée des Beaux-Arts de Tours. It is an innovative, personal interpretation of the ancient Greek myth in which the young nymph transforms into a tree to thwart the sun god Apollo’s unwanted advances.  The ethereal rods at the top […]

Julio, Roberta & Joan González in “Popular”, IVAM Centre Julio González, through April 2024

Works by Julio & Roberta González at the entrance of “Popular” Julio, Roberta and Joan González are currently featured in the IVAM Centre Julio González’s collectiveexhibition “Popular”, an expansive show that explores the complex notion of the “popular”, as under-represented communities find a voice through symbolic representation. Visitors are greeted with various depictions of countrywomen […]

“Julio Gonzalez. Ser artista”, IVAM Centre Julio Gonzalez, Oct. 27, 2022-Oct. 15, 2023

“Julio González: Ser artista (Being an artist)” opened on October 27, 2022 at the IVAM Centre Julio González. This extensive retrospective mobilizes some 250 works–a significant portion of the IVAM’s extensive Julio González collection–to retrace and reevaluate his multi-faceted creative trajectory.  The majority of these were donated to the museum by Carmen Martinez and Vivianne […]

“Julio González in the collection of the Fondation Marguerite et Aimé Maeght”, Les Arcades Espace d’Exposition, Antibes, Nov. 10, 2022-Jan. 8, 2023

The exhibition “Julio González in the collection of the Fondation Marguerite et Aimé Maeght”, organized by the Musée Picasso Antibes at Les Arcades – Espace d’Exposition in Antibes is set to open on November 10, 2022. This exhibition, composed of 44 drawings and two sculptures, highlights the impressive ensemble of Julio González’s works housed at […]

“Julio González, Pablo Picasso, and the dematerialization of sculpture”, Fundación MAPFRE Madrid, Sept. 23, 2022 to Jan. 8, 2023

“Julio González, Pablo Picasso, and the dematerialization of sculpture” opens at the Fundación MAPFRE on September 23, 2022. This major exhibition benefitted from the support of a number of prestigious international institutions, including González Administration, in order to shed new light on the multiple points of convergence between the art of Julio González and Pablo […]

Release of Julio González’s new catalogue raisonné, volume V

The fifth volume of Julio González’s new comprehensive catalogue raisonné, which covers the years 1928-1935, will be released this September 2022. This multi-volume publication, in progress since the early 2000s by the renowned Spanish art historian Tomás Llorens, incorporates the various facets of Gonzalez’s production: decorative arts, painting, drawing and sculpture–in a sole publication. This […]

“Roberta González, the art of flying with her own wings”, galerie Espace des femmes, Paris, Sept. 9-30, 2022

Roberta González is featured in an exhibition at the galerie Espace des Femmes (35 rue Jacob, Paris 6th district) from September 9-30, 2022. This exhibition, entitled “Roberta Gonzalez, l’art de voler de ses propres ailes” (or “Roberta González, the art of flying with her own wings”) retraces her personal affirmation as an independent artist through […]

Roberta González : keynote figure for the “Journées du Matrimoine” 2022

Roberta González is the keynote figure for the 2022 edition of the “Journées du Matrimoine”. This annual cultural event, which coincides with the “Journées du Patrimoine”, devoted to celebrating French cultural heritage, aims to highlight the specific contribution of female creators.  In conjunction with this event, the exhibition “Roberta González : l’art de voler de […]

Julio González in “The Picasso Century”, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne (Australia), June 10-Oct. 9, 2022

Julio González’s work, rarely seen in Australia, is now on display at the National Gallery of Victoria in “The Picasso Century”. This important exhibition, mounted in partnership with the Musée national Picasso Paris and the Centre Pompidou, confronts artwork spanning the entirety of Pablo Picasso’s long career with that of his contemporaries, including his friend […]

Julio González et Joel Shapiro, at the galería Cayón, Menorca, June 13-Aug. 27, 2022

For the first time, Julio González’s sculpture will be displayed alongside works by the celebrated contemporary American sculptor Joel Shapiro at the galería Cayón in Menorca (Spain). The fertile dialogue between these two artists who lived on different continents at different times, but whose work shares formal and philosophical affinities, speaks to González’s role as […]